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Under The Shield: Inside Chernobyl's New Safe Confinement

It has been two years since a giant steel shelter was slid into position over Chernobyl's crumbling radioactive ruins. The New Safe Confinement (NSC) was deployed in November 2016 to contain radiation from doomed the nuclear power plant for 100 years. RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service takes a rare look at operations inside of the containment two years on.

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RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service

The quality and independence of Ukraine's media as a whole are still limited, and RFE/RL's Radio Svoboda is the country's most popular and trusted international broadcaster. Radio Svoboda is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2019.

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Andriy Dubchak

Andriy Dubchak is a webmaster and a photographer for RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service.

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