Here is map of Chernobyl city near the border of Ukraine and Belarus. On April 26, 1986, the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded at 01:23 AM local time which had caused the biggest nuclear disaster in history of the mankind. It took three days before all permanent residents of Chernobyl and the Zone of alienation were evacuated due to unsafe levels of radioactivity.The explosion itself was major issue in all the world media and the great fear in safety of soviet nuclear stations arise. Even the Soviet government, under pressure of the world media had to reveal the mystery veil from their nuclear projects since further explosion, all caused by the primary explosion inside the nuclear reactor, had spread radioactive cloud outside the Soviet border and into the east, west and north Europe and even in the some parts of the North America.
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Author: CIA Factbook, Sting (vectorisation), MTruch (English Translation).
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