Meet Chernobyl’s unlucky Lithuanian sister

brendan harding
Aug 13, 2019 · 11 min read
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Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and ventilation towers — Photo by Brendan Harding
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Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant exterior — Photo by Brendan Harding
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The road to Ignalina — Photo by Brendan Harding
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Where nature ends and industry begins — Photo by Brendan Harding
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Safety first, suited up and ready for the INPP tour — Photo courtesy of SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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Touring the soviet-era corridors of Ignalina — Photo courtesy of SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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Standing on top of the Reactor Room’s ‘Pyatachyok’ — Photo courtesy of SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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Monitoring the plant inside the Control Room — Photo courtesy of SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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The decommissioning of the giant INPP turbines — Photo courtesy of SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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What is the future for Ignalina? — Photo by Brendan Harding
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Can nature tourism come to Ignalina’s rescue? — Photo by Brendan Harding

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