Forgotten Island Posts

14th October 2018

A collection of teaching aids from one of the schools in the Chernobyl Zone, depicting statistical facts about the industrial and agricultural output of the USSR republics.  

12th October 2018

A collection of Soviet propaganda found in a secondary school deep in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.    

9th October 2018

New series of Chernobyl-related graphics.  

26th August 2018

First video from the “Postcards from Chernobyl” series, featuring few well-known places in Pripyat.    

20th May 2018

It’s hard to find anyone even remotely interested in Chernobyl Zone who hasn’t heard of the Russian Woodpecker – an over the horizon radar, part of the early warning system…

12th May 2018

More photos of Pripyat Then and Now series taken in 2017 and 2018. Let’s begin with the Pripyat 1970 sign and the nearby monument welcoming visitors coming to the city:…

12th May 2018
11th May 2018
11th May 2018

Some more photos of Pripyat before and after the accident, this time from the Main Square showing Palace of Culture Energetik, the Restaurant, Hotel Polissya, the White House (with high…

9th May 2018

Canteen and Shops (Фабрика-кухня) building located on Lesi Ukrainki street in Pripyat. Close proximity to the water treatment station suggests that it provided meals for its employees.   Visited in…

8th May 2018

Cranes in Pripyat Cargo Dock visited again in the Spring 2018.    

7th May 2018

Stratheden Hospital, initially known as Fife and Kinross District Asylum when it was opened on July 1st 1866 was constructed to provide provided mental health care for up to 200…

4th May 2018

The Zone is blue. I see this colour everywhere, in schools, kindergartens, hospital, Jupiter, in Pripyat’s modern flats and old wooden houses crumbling apart in some forgotten, remote villages. It…

22nd April 2018

Some of the abandoned vehicles at the Jupiter factory on the outskirts of Pripyat.