How Pripyat Would Look If Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Never Happened

How Pripyat Would Look If Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Never Happened

The explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant happened in the early hours of 26 April 1986. Since then, nearly 3,000 square miles of territory in northern Ukraine and parts of Belarus have been depopulated, with 1,000 square miles considered an exclusion zone due to elevated levels of radiation. Continue reading »

Gloomy Pripyat Shown By Romanian Photographer Cristian Lipovan

Gloomy Pripyat Shown By Romanian Photographer Cristian Lipovan

Pripyat attracts many photographers from all over the world. But pictures made by this Romanian author are special. He focuses on the aesthetics of the terrifying devastation and, at the same time, on pacifying loneliness. HDR and bright colors contribute to the gloomy and mysterious atmosphere. Continue reading »

The Dead City Of Pripyat Now Has A Christmas Tree!

The Dead City Of Pripyat Now Has A Christmas Tree!

The dead city of Pripyat now has a Christmas tree! Some former citizens of the city joined the small celebration. They willingly came to decorate the tree installed next to the Palace of Culture “Energetik”. Some photos of their childhood years are hanging now on the tree together with decorations. Continue reading »

Daredevil Ukrainian Stalkers Took Stunning Photos Inside The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In 2019

Daredevil Ukrainian Stalkers Took Stunning Photos Inside The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In 2019

Serega Strange is a self-taught photographer, and urbex explorer from Ukraine, who likes to capture an abandoned world inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Serega visited the abandoned city Pripyat and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He shares some amazing selfies on his Instagram. Continue reading »

Facebook Users Are Choosing The Graffiti For The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Facebook Users Are Choosing The Graffiti For The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

The turbine island of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant will get graffiti soon. Facebooks users are now choosing a design from 24 options, but the final decision will be made by the jury. Continue reading »

Polish Stalkers Turned The Lights On In Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Polish Stalkers Turned The Lights On In Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Pripyat is a radioactive ghost town just outside Chernobyl, the site of the infamous nuclear disaster in 1986. Deep within the Exclusion Zone, the city has been permanently evacuated. Because of the contamination, officially you can’t live there, although 200 or so defiant oldster locals still do. They just kept on going back to their houses until the officials gave up. Continue reading »

Grieving For The Lost Childhood: The Creepiest Graffiti Of Pripyat

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30 years ago the Ukrainian city Pripyat was abandoned after probably the biggest accident in nuclear power stations history of all times – Chernobyl disaster. But the city continues its existence in other forms. Graffiti in Pripyat is directly connected to the motive of the lost childhood and fear of the artists painting the abandoned town. This place causes mingled feelings: interest from one side and pity from the other. Pity for those people who used to live here and especially children whose childhood was stolen. Continue reading »