Tag: chernobyl

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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

New series of Chernobyl-related graphics.  

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…