The new safe confinement structure covering Chernobyl’s reactor No 4 in Ukraine on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chernobyl’s new US$1.7 billion radioactive dust shelter unveiled in Ukraine

  • Giant structure was built to confine dangerous debris at the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion
  • Complex construction effort to secure the molten reactor’s core and 200 tonnes of highly radioactive material took nine years to complete
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The new safe confinement structure covering Chernobyl’s reactor No 4 in Ukraine on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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