Chernobyl Disaster and ghost city of Pripyat (Fall 2010)

Maty's Weekend Photography

During my travels in Ukraine, I had unique opportunity to see the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl Nuclear Electric Plant. As described in previous blogs connected with this topic (Chernobyl’s Heroes and Reactor 4 Vist) it is still very difficult for me to put my mind around the size of this tragedy! Entire city of Pripyat, home to almost 50 thousands people became inhabitable overnight!

City of Pripyat - established 1070 City of Pripyat – established 1970

In this blog, with help of the photos, I will try to paint the horrible aftermath of the explosion and radiation contamination connected with the Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Electric Plant.

nuclear plant was not too far away from the city center Nuclear plant was not too far away from the city center

The Chernobyl Nuclear Electric Plant was located not far away from the city of Pripyat, which was the home to the thousands of workers employed in the nuclear plant. After the explosion on…

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