Forgotten Island Posts

7th May 2019
6th May 2019

Few interesting theories surround Jupiter Factory in Pripyat, but are they really true? Located on the south-west outskirts of Pripyat and opened in 1980, Jupiter factory employed nearly 3500 people…

5th May 2019

I came across several architectural concept sketches of Pripyat dated 1968. The first one appears to depict the Palace of Culture, later named Energetik, followed by the river station where…

29th April 2019

Climbing the last remaining Avangard Stadium in Pripyat (Стадіон Авангард in Ukrainian) light tower. The other three have collapsed over the years and the structure is seriously weakened with floor…

20th April 2019
11th February 2019
5th February 2019
24th January 2019

Located in the woods outside of Pripyat, the bakery is a rarely visited by tourists as it’s not included in the routes. The remote building hasn’t been looted as badly…

17th January 2019

Chernobyl-2 was a town near the Duga-1 radar system built to accommodate technical staff and their families, consisting of several 4 storey apartment blocks and some major public buildings such…

17th December 2018

“Agitator” (ru. Агитатор) was a fortnightly magazine published by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (центральный комитет Коммунистической партии Советского Союза). It covered various topic…

16th December 2018

Even in the age of cameras, drones and wireless communication, nothing beats a skilled eye watching over the vast forests of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone!      

3rd December 2018

Crimean War Memorial Park is located on the eastern outskirts of Chernobyl City. After the Chernobyl Disaster few new monuments were built on its grounds to commemorate the victims and…

25th November 2018

A class album found in the Secondary School No 2 in Pripyat. Albums like this one were very popular across the Soviet Union. Pupils would start it when they join…

19th November 2018

Yesterday we have taken a tour around the abandoned outskirts of the Chernobyl City, I have also mentioned the better part of it, where the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Administration headquaters,…

18th November 2018

When people hear the name Chernobyl they usually think of the wind hauling between the abandoned buildings in Pripyat, eerie Sarcophagus covering the remains of the the Ractor 4 and…