Tag: pripyat

18th June 2019

Ukraine has always been famous for its vast and rich in nutrients black earth agricultural land, hence the country is often referred to as the breadbasket of Europe. Agriculture always…

18th June 2019
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 –…

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.  

19th May 2019

The water in the Pripyat River dock rarely freezes enough to be safe to walk on, so I had a rare opportunity to climb the floating crane located there. The…

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…

5th February 2019
24th January 2019

Located in the woods outside of Pripyat, the bakery is a rarely visited by tourists as it’s not included in the routes. The remote building hasn’t been looted as badly…

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…

17th December 2018

“Agitator” (ru. Агитатор) was a fortnightly magazine published by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (центральный комитет Коммунистической партии Советского Союза). It covered various topic…