Reactor 4 is the location of the largest nuclear disaster in history.
After the disaster, a sarcophagus structure was quickly constructed to try and contain the radiation. However, it was a short term solution and a long term project would need to be made eventually.
The planning for this new arch structure began in 1992, and was finally moved into place in 2016.
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Contamination Zone is a group of people who are united by our love for the Chernobyl Zone. We are a non-profit organisation and every year we raise thousands of euros for good causes in the Chernobyl Zone, such as firefighting equipment, monument restoration, animal welfare and more.