Chernobyl 30 years later

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A Chernobyl nuclear power plant worker holding a dosimeter to measure radiation. May 12, 1986: A Chernobyl nuclear power plant worker holding a dosimeter to measure radiation level is seen against the background of a sarcophagus under construction over the 4th destroyed reactor, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Volodymyr Repik)

On April 26, 1986, thousands of emergency personnel responded to the world’s worst nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Three decades later, survivors are still struggling with their health and communities are still trying to recover.

CCTV’s Elena Casas reports.

Chernobyl 30 years later

Chernobyl 30 years later

On April 26, 1986, thousands of emergency personnel responded to the world’s worst nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Three decades later, survivors are still struggling with their health and communities are still trying to recover.


Ambassador Valeriy Chaly on Chernobyl 30 years later

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Valeriy Chaly, Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S., about the impact of Chernobyl 30 years on.

Ambassador Valeriy Chaly on Chernobyl 30 years later

Ambassador Valeriy Chaly on Chernobyl 30 years later

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Valeriy Chaly, Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S., about the impact of Chernobyl 30 years on.


PHOTO GALLERY: Chernobyl 1986-2016

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