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

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:…

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…

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…

Cranes in Pripyat Cargo Dock visited again in the Spring 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…

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…

Rarely visited Secondary School in Chernobyl Zone.  

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…

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…