A relative of a Chernobyl victim places a photo near the monument erected in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl explosion in Ukraine's capital Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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Ukrainians Sunday marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, laying wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed.Slavutych was built to rehouse Chernobyl workers who had lived near the plant and were forced to move further away after the disaster.At the site of the plant itself, around 100 kilometres from Kiev, Ukraine's President Poroshenko laid a wreath on Sunday at a monument to the victims.Poroshenko on Sunday inspected ongoing work to lay a new 20,000-tonne steel cover -- a project estimated to cost more than two billion euros ($2.2 billion).
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