Tag: chernobyl

5th June 2019

Krasne Village (Ukrainian: Красно) is located about 7km northeast from Pripyat, on the other side of the Pripyat River. Among the traditional Ukrainian cottages in various state of decay hiding…

2nd June 2019

Continuing the Chernobyl Then and Now series, we begin by revisiting shops on Lenin Avenue leading to the Main Square. Before the Chernobyl Disaster, Lenin Avenue connected to the main…

2nd June 2019
1st June 2019

Across from the Pripyat Main Square, rooftops of two 16-storey buildings on Lazareva Street offer some of the best views of Pripyat. Both towers are topped with steel structures –…

31st May 2019
30th May 2019

A 10-minute walk from a major road in deep, crunchy snow takes us to a small village of L. deep in the woods of the Chernobyl Zone. After passing few…

28th May 2019
27th May 2019

Yaniv Railway Station near Pripyat is one of the most fascinating places in the Chernobyl Zone, littered with contaminated military vehicles and derailed train carts. The main station building is…

26th May 2019

Middle School No. 1 in Pripyat is located in the Northeast part of the city at Druzhby Narodiv (Friendship of Nations) Street, close to the Pripyat Hospital and Pripyat Cafe.…

23rd May 2019

The Middle School No. 4 in Pripyat is located in the IV Microdistrict in the Northwest part of the city. It was still under construction in April 1986 and never…

23rd May 2019

A house full of memories hidden in the woods near Pripyat.  

21st May 2019

A highly contaminated cemetery located near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, with 30uSv/h readings in open air. Located in close proximity to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station the ground received…

7th May 2019
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