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Chernobyl: 20 Years On

Author: Marina Latysheva

Mar/Apr 2006
Page 41   (10 pages)

Summary: On April 26, 1986, the Number 4 reactor core at Chernobyl exploded, spewing radiation across Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and much of Europe. It is still the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history. What lessons has Russia learned, and what is the current state of the Russian nuclear power industry?

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