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Catfishes-giants. Chernobyl

    A short video about catfishes that live in the waters of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant cooling pond shot by belarusian journalist Igor Byshnev.

Second rise of the "Arch" (DICI ChNPP version)

   Second rise of the eastern part of the New Safe Confinement was filmed from several points. We have already submitted the video, made of pictures of the webcam placed on the industrial site of the "Shelter". Below is a short video prepared by the Departement of International Cooperation and Information of Chernobyl nuclear power plant, shot from a different point.

Second rise of the "Arch"

   In the period from 12 to 14 June 2013 at the site of the "Shelter" of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was made the second of a planned three rises of the eastern part of the New Safe Confinement (NSC, "Arch"). The rise was produced for about 70 hours. The height of the NSC during the recovery increased by 33 meters and now stands at 85 meters.

Chernobyl NPP Conctruction Begins

A short footage from the ChNPP constructon site from mid-70s.

Ukraine to begin construction of new Chernobyl shelter

Ukraine is about to begin the construction of a new shelter above the devastated fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, officials said.

New agreement signed to bring Chernobyl children here

According to The Irish Times, a new agreement with the Belarusian authorities permitting children affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to stay with host families in Ireland was signed in Minsk yesterday.

Chernobyl to be covered in steel

The authorities in Ukraine have approved a giant steel cover for the radioactive site of the world's worst nuclear disaster - Chernobyl.

Ukraine has hired a French firm to build the structure to replace the crumbling concrete casing put over the reactor after the 1986 accident.

Chernobyl Gets $507-Million Pledge to Reseal Reactor

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is pledging hundreds of millions to Ukraine in order to build a new sarcophagus to encase the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. The current cement and concrete shell has deteriorated to dangerous levels.

ChNPP, Areva NP terminate contract for spent fuel storage facility

ChNPP, Areva NP terminate contract for spent fuel storage facility.