Chernobyl 30 years after
April 26, 2016, is the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) nuclear power plant. The disaster occurred in the early hours of April 26, 1986 -- the blast completely destroyed power unit of reactor No. 4, and a large amount of radioactive material leaked.
The disaster is considered to be the greatest in the history of nuclear energy, both by the number of victims and economic loss.