Chernobyl nuclear accident

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Chernobyl nuclear accident

The Chernobyl disaster happened on the 25th of April 1986. Here we present real footage of Chernobyl catastrophic nuclear accident. Filmed during the first few hours some videos are hard to watch.

A routine reactor test at the Chernobyl power plant went wrong. Two colossal explosions blew the roof off. After 1000-ton concrete cover was gone, radiation leaked into the atmosphere.

Radioactive debris inside Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

The Chernobyl disaster accident happened in 25–26 April 1986. Soon after  a Catastrophic nuclear event the humankind noticed Nuclear explosion consequences. Mutation of the vegetation in the radioactive area is one of them.

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Chernobyl disaster 25–26 April 1986

Soviet Television News announcement of Chernobyl catastrophic nuclear accident.

In short this Soviet news announcement diminishes the accident. The presenter is saying that only two people are dead. It follows by a commentator lie supporting the fact. In additional to this announcement there are some other official statement. News videos exist in Russian video Archives and are available for licensing.   

 

In additional to archival videos of April 1986 disaster days, we have footage of Chernobyl filmed 20 years later, in April 2006.

This is 20 years since the first sarcophagus was mounted. But the radiation is leaking, and the second structure is to be constructed.

Chernobyl is a major nuclear power plant disaster in the history of human kind.  Here we present an interview with a Russian expert.  She talks about current stage of the 1st sarcophagus. This construction was mounted straight after the accident.  She emphasizes current problems associated with corrosion, radiation leakage and explains ways to fix it.

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Building a sarcophagus of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. 

More videos on nuclear reactor sarcophagus construction process.

Even though it is hard to find a unique, unseen footage of Chernobyl accident, you can use a different angle in your next video production. We are there to help you! For example, here is a Russian Expert giving an inside information on Soviet Nuclear reactor accident. Please contact us for an English version of this interview.  

 

Even though this page contains a lot of videos, this is not all of what we have on Chernobyl subject. Therefore, please, contact us for more video footage on Chernobyl accident.

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