Chernobyl: Horrifying photos of Chernobyl nuclear plant accident and its aftermath - CBS News
The HBO drama mini-series "Chernobyl" revisits a terrifying event in world history with horrific detail. On April 26, , the No. Here's how it really looked during that deadly season in Here's how the real control desk of the Chernobyl plant looked on April 18, , just days before the disaster. Here's an aerial shot taken after the explosion, while the facility was still burning. It burned for roughly 10 days.
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Named after the nearby river Pripyat , the town was founded on 4 February , as the ninth "atomgrad", a type of closed town in the Soviet Union , to serve the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Although Pripyat is located within the administrative district of Vyshhorod Raion prior to the raion reform Ivankiv Raion the abandoned municipality now has the status of city of oblast significance within the larger Kyiv Oblast province and is administered directly from Kyiv. Pripyat is also supervised by Ukraine's Ministry of Emergencies , which manages activities for the entire Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Access to Pripyat, unlike cities of military importance , was not restricted before the disaster, as the Soviet Union deemed nuclear power stations safer than other types of power plants. Nuclear power stations were presented as achievements of Soviet engineering, harnessing nuclear power for peaceful projects.