The Zone

1986

Not much has changed in Chernobyl over the last 30 years. The “Exclusion Zone”, a vast flat expanse covering territories both in Ukraine and Belarus has been abandoned since the day of the nuclear disaster.

 
 
 
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Nature has reclaimed the many evacuated villages and wildlife is proliferating.

The city of Pripyat is populated by debris of the Soviet era and the reactor at the heart of the tragedy is now covered by the biggest steel structure in the world.

 
 
 
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