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FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-UKRAINE-CHERNOBYL - The sarcophagus built
over a destroyed fourth reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is
seen behind empty towerblocks in the abandoned town of Prypiat, April
23, 2002. Sixteens years on, the tragedy of Chernobyl's exploded
reactor which spewed deadly clouds of radioactive dust over Ukraine,
Russia, neighbouring Belarus and much of Europe is still being lived
out by thousands. REUTERS/Mikhail Chernichkin