Tag: chernobyl

20th April 2019
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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…

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…

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.  

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.    

27th March 2018

Poliske town, located on the the outskirts on the Chernobyl Zone, was an administrative centre of Poliske district. It was evacuated following the Chernobyl accident and today the wind howls…

6th March 2018

One week after Easter the feast of the dead known as “hrobki” is celebrated in Ukraine. The custom requires that on that day a whole living family meets on nearby…

23rd December 2017

A kindergarten on the Northern edge of Pripyat converted to a contaminated soil research laboratory nicknamed ‘Radek’ (лаборатории «Радэк»). The building contains thousands of soil samples from the entire Zone…

15th December 2017

Rarely visited Secondary School in Chernobyl Zone.  

7th December 2017

Mashevo Secondary School is among the best preserved locations in the entire Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, mostly thanks to the village’s remote location, over an hour drive from Chernobyl town and…

18th May 2017
10th March 2017

The hospital was a showcase of Soviet healthcare like everything in the model atomic town. It served nearly 50.000 residents of Pripyat and surrounding villages, prepared for anything with well-equipped with…

9th February 2017