chornobyl disaster

New Chornobyl confinement almost in place

A giant dome, called “The Arch”, will cover the old crumbling concrete sarcophagus constructed over the ruined 4th reactor of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant after the catastrophe on April 26, 1986, Joinfo.com reports. In a few days, the 36,000-ton steel structure will

Reuters: China to build solar power plant in Ukraine Chornobyl exclusion zone

GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the GCL Group, said it would cooperate with China National Complete Engineering Corp (CCEC) on the project in Ukraine, with construction expected to start next year, according to Reuters. "There will be remarkable social

Ukrainian President established Chornobyl Radiation and Environmental Biosphere Reserve

The newly established Biosphere Reserve will become one of the largest environmental institutions of Ukraine. It is located on the territory of Ivankov and Polissia districts of Kyiv region within the exclusion zone and zone of unconditional (obligatory) resettlement. The establishment of the

EBRD shows Chornobyl’s New Safe Confinement construction site

According to the statement of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), never before has such a huge structure been assembled under comparable circumstances and in the vicinity of a heavily contaminated site, Joinfo.ua reports. Work on the Chornobyl’s New Safe

Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chornobyl disaster

According to archive data, at 01:23 on April 26, 1986, a reactor at power unit 4 of the Chornobyl NPP was completely destroyed in a series of thermal explosions, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to UNIAN. A significant amount of radioactive substances was