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Chernobyl: The rest – travelling, cranes, power plant canteen, body scanners, Slavutych, Kiev, AK47s and a mink farm… – April 2015

This is my final post from the amazing time I spent exploring the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone at Easter 2015. It’s a mish mash of all the various other photos I took which don’t warrant their own reports… As always, click on a photo to VIEW LARGE The Journey There Part of our motley crew assembled at Gatwick airport – naturally we headed straight to the bar… …where radiation levels appeared to be normal. However, once we were airborne and at…

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Chernobyl: Kopachi Kindergarten – April 2015

History (abridged from wikipedia) Kopachi was a village just a few miles South East from Chernobyl. The village was evacuated in the immediate aftermath of the 1986 disaster, and has been abandoned ever since. After the evacuation all of the houses were torn down and buried. Today the only traces left of the village are a series of mounds and a small number of surviving trees which are not part of the local native flora. Each mound contains the remains…

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Chernobyl: Yaniv train station – April 2015

History (from wikipedia) The village of Yaniv is located just south of Pripyat. Immediately after the Chernobyl disaster its 100 villagers were all evacuated and resettled elsewhere due to the high level of radioactive contamination. Because of the impossibility of effective decontamination most of the village’s buildings were destroyed and buried in 1987. Its railway station, mainly serving Pripyat, was an important hub of the Chernihiv–Ovruch line and also for long-distance trains. The Yaniv-Ovruch line section has remained out of…

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