https://images.unian.net/pb/001/thumb_files/h_190/198398.jpg Pripyat FILE President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, in the center, Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, third to the left, during the visit to Chernobyl NPP, in Chernobyl, on Thursday, December 14, 2000. This day President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma visited the Chernobyl NPP, where he met with employees of the Chernobyl NPP. "I take under my personal control all problems connected with closing of Chernobyl NPP and particularly problems, connected with social protection of station's employees", Leonid Kuchma wrote this in the working register. The most scaled anthropogenic catastrophe – an accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant took place on April 26, 1986. On April 26, 2009 there will 23 years from the day of accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The most scaled anthropogenic catastrophe – an accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant took place on April 26, 1986. The reactor in the 4th energy unit of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was completely destroyed as a result of string of heat explosions at 1:23 am. Much radioactive elements got into atmosphere. This accident is considered to be as the biggest one during the whole history of nuclear energy both by supposed number of perished people and economic damage. 116 thousand people were evacuated from the injured regions after the accident in the Chernobyl NPP. More 230 thousands people were resettled from the polluted zone. Photo by Solovyov Valery/UNIAN

Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko

FILE President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, in the center, Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, third to the left, during the visit to Chernobyl NPP, in Chernobyl, on Thursday, December 14, 2000. This day President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma visited the Chernobyl NPP, where he met with employees of the Chernobyl NPP. "I take under my personal control all problems connected with closing of Chernobyl NPP and particularly problems, connected with social protection of station's employees", Leonid Kuchma wrote this in the working register. The most scaled anthropogenic catastrophe – an accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant took place on April 26, 1986. On April 26, 2009 there will 23 years from the day of accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The most scaled anthropogenic catastrophe – an accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant took place on April 26, 1986. The reactor in the 4th energy unit of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was completely destroyed as a result of string of heat explosions at 1:23 am. Much radioactive elements got into atmosphere. This accident is considered to be as the biggest one during the whole history of nuclear energy both by supposed number of perished people and economic damage. 116 thousand people were evacuated from the injured regions after the accident in the Chernobyl NPP. More 230 thousands people were resettled from the polluted zone. Photo by Solovyov Valery/UNIAN

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