Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant

Location: Visaginas, Lithuania

Constructed: 1974-1983

Architect: Not known

Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR

Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant was established during the time of the Soviet Union and, at its most productive, was one of the most powerful reactors in the world. The site was closed down in 2009 and is slowly being decommissioned. Experts deemed the plant to be high risk due to the similarities in design with Chernobyl and the above stipulations were imposed on Lithuania as part of their agreement to join the EU in 2003. More information about Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant.

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