(GRS-IRSN 2) The Franco-German Initiative (Updated edition)


The explosion of the RBMKtype reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl NPP in the Ukraine on April 26, 1986 and the subsequent fire in the core of the reactor led to a considerable release of radioactive substances into the environment as well as to a dispersion of fuel debris in the vicinity of the power plant.
(Updated edition of the report GRS-IRSN 1)