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Burying Chernobyl - Part One

January 13th, 2016

Episode 1184 of 1397 episodes

Alla Kravchuk, the daughter of a former Chernobyl engineer, returns to her father's workplace as the huge mobile Sarcophagus built to cover the damaged reactor nears completion. Can the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986 be made safe without risking the health of those involved it the task?

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