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Ukraine trying to lure more tourists to Chernobyl nuclear site via CBS News

By Christopher Brito

Ukraine is hoping to further exploit the nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl as a tourist attraction. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Wednesday, more than 30 years after a reactor exploded there, announcing plans to make the site and surrounding areas more tourist friendly.

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Ukraine is hoping to further exploit the nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl as a tourist attraction. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Wednesday, more than 30 years after a reactor exploded there, announcing plans to make the site and surrounding areas more tourist friendly.

During an inauguration ceremony for a massive new metal dome at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Zelenskiy said he wanted to shed its dark image and turn it into an opportunity for Ukraine. The dome cost $1.7 billion and was designed to prevent further leaks, BBC reports

During an inauguration ceremony for a massive new metal dome at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Zelenskiy said he wanted to shed its dark image and turn it into an opportunity for Ukraine. The dome cost $1.7 billion and was designed to prevent further leaks, BBC reports

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