In the Shadow of Chernobyl
When the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded over 30 years ago in Soviet Ukraine, it was the largest ever accidental release of radioactivity into the environment. The cause, and who was to blame, is still being debated. But what's become of the people who refused to leave the exclusion zone, and the wildlife left behind? Just how contaminated is the area now? We were given rare permission to go inside the zone - and the plant itself.

Produced and written by: Victoria Gill
Cinematography & Drone: Jemma Cox
Editor: David Cheeseman
Producer: Alison Francis
Executive Producer: Linda Sills

Shown: BBC Worldwide
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