Author: Forgotten Chernobyl

13th August 2023
9th May 2023
12th January 2023

The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (Lithuanian: Ignalinos atominė elektrinė, IAE) is a decommissioned two-unit RBMK-1500 nuclear power station in Visaginas Municipality, Lithuania, named after the nearby city of Ignalina. As…

13th November 2022

The widespread decommunization of Soviet-era symbols across Eastern Europe hasn’t spared famous political figures. Statues of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, aka Vladimir Lenin, once standing in every city, town and village…

25th February 2022
13th December 2021
26th October 2021
25th July 2021
14th July 2021

  The garages on the southern outskirts of Pripyat once were full of cars and motorcycles owned by the residents, and no doubt a centre of social life on the…

1st June 2021

This is the last part of the Analog Series until my next trip to the Chernobyl Zone, which hopefully will happen in a few months. All of the photos were…

24th May 2021

Part 6 of the Analog Chernobyl series, where I capture the eerie beauty of the Chernobyl Zone using film cameras owned by many of Pripyat residents in the 1980s.  

25th April 2021
20th April 2021

Marketplace located a walking distance South from Lesi Ukrainki Street was once a thriving place full of local residents looking to buy everything from fresh meat and vegetables to clothes…

11th April 2021
12th March 2021
22nd January 2021

“Interconnected Power System of the South” booklet printed in the USSR by ElektroMachExport in Russian, English and German. I cannot find the exact date of its publication however the Chernobyl…