Forgotten Chernobyl Posts

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.  

21st May 2019

A highly contaminated cemetery located near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, with 30uSv/h readings in open air. Located in close proximity to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station the ground received…

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…

15th May 2019
7th May 2019
6th May 2019

Few interesting theories surround Jupiter Factory in Pripyat, but are they really true? Located on the south-west outskirts of Pripyat and opened in 1980, Jupiter factory employed nearly 3500 people…

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…

20th April 2019
11th February 2019
5th February 2019
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…

16th December 2018

Even in the age of cameras, drones and wireless communication, nothing beats a skilled eye watching over the vast forests of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone!