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  • The Chernobyl Disaster: How it Happened

    On April 26, 1986, a routine safety test at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine spiraled out of control. Follow the dramatic events that led to the world’s worst civilian nuclear disaster. More

  • Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl

    Chernobyl has been a vacant city for over 30 years. It’s one of the most dangerous places on Earth due to the high levels of radiation that still come from it. That doesn’t stop people from visiting the deserted city of Pripyat, where nature is beginning to take over. The video above, shot by Danny […] More

  • Prypyat Mon Amour

    ‘Prypyat mon Amour‘ is a photography project of self-portraits by Alina Rudya documenting her trip back home to Prypyat, Ukraine after 28 years. Alina was born in here and was evacuated in 1986 when the nuclear meltdown occurred in Chernobyl. Below is her description of the exhibit, and the rest follows. More