11 Little known facts about Chernobyl from Belarus Blogger [39 facts]

Little known facts about Chernobyl from Belarus Blogger [39 facts]

Belarus blogger, Maxim Mirovic, has been to Chernobyl four times. He has some facts he would like to share. The first one (pictured above): "The Chernobyl zone has two
perimeters. One at 30km, called by hikers 'Tridsyatka' and another at 10km, called by hikers 'Desyatka'. Unlike Desyatka, Tridsyatka is virtually clean.". More:
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0 Fire in forest near Chernobyl [7 photos]

Fire in forest near Chernobyl [7 photos]

Emergency Service of Ukraine has been reported that a place called "rusty forest" is on
fire. It's called "rusty" because of its color - its brownish. Why is it brownish?
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1 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station Thirty-Two Years Later: How Is It There Now?

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station Thirty-Two Years Later: How Is It There Now?

Thirty-two years ago, on this day April 26th a most famous and probably biggest nuclear accident in modern history of man has happened. A Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant got shocked by an explosion which caused hundreds of casualties a whole city to be abandoned and a lot of nuclear fallout fears and actual pollution
happened. Today we will see how the place looks today and we going to start with those tour buses that leave from Kiev railroad station to bring tourists to Chernobyl. Yes, it's that easy now - you just get to the capital Ukraine and from there you take a tour bus to Chernobyl. This is how it goes:
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3 Stalkers visit Chernobyl illegally and Stay there for a Night

Stalkers visit Chernobyl illegally and Stay there for a Night

Maxim is a frequent guest in Chernobyl zone. Usually he went there officially with a specially trained license guides or groups. Later he learned that illegal Chernobyl tourism is becoming popular in Ukraine. So he got connected
with his Facebook friend who was already active into this illegal activity. His Facebook friend Roman agreed to give him an illegal tour into Pripyat. Let's see what is it - an illegal tour into Chernobyl zone.
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16 Russian Photographer Goes inside Chernobyl Reactor in 1990

Russian Photographer Goes inside Chernobyl Reactor in 1990

These days some in the media are commemorating the Chernobyl incident, or as they call it in Russia, "The Chernobyl Catastrophe". The reason is because it happened exactly thirty years ago, in April 1986. So we decided to post something too. We posted the best spooky
shots we could get our hands on. The story is as follows. Just four years after the incident, in the year 1990, a Russian photographer went right inside the destroyed reactor building, the most dangerous place in Chernobyl, and took those photos. Scary.
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9 Belarus man lives in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Belarus man lives in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Chernobyl exclusion zone is the place where because of radiation population was evacuated. Abandoned villages stretch from Pripyat itself to as long as Belarus. All those territories are dangerous to live for any human and will be so for at least 200 years more.
Some say, only after 2,000 years people can return here. However for every rule, there is an exclusion (pun intended). Meet this old man who lives inside the exclusion zone of Chernobyl together with only two other solitary people living around.
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4 Animal Life of Chernobyl

Animal Life of Chernobyl

Despite (or thanks?) to the radioactivity threats the animal life in Chernobyl is blooming. In the past thirty years many exotic animals regained their right to live freely in the area and their population
growth is tremendous. A few photos just to get an idea what you can meet there these days, starting with this proud Chernobyl small eagle posing with radioactivity sign on the background.
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6 Chernobyl 30 Years Later

Chernobyl 30 Years Later

Since this April it will be exactly thirty years since the Chernobyl accident
happened, please take a look how this "zone" looks now, thirty years later.
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2 Chernobyl Accident Reaction: What Vehicles Were Used

Chernobyl Accident Reaction: What Vehicles Were Used

"Prohibited area" of the Chernobyl NPP. For accident management they used different kinds of vehicles, including home made ordinary cars and
innovative foreign equipment. Let us show you the first photos taken after the catastrophe. The author is Igor Kostin, a popular photographer.
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17 Hundreds of Radioactive Combat Vehicles Disappeared from Chernobyl

Hundreds of Radioactive Combat Vehicles Disappeared from Chernobyl

Meanwhile in Chernobyl interesting things are happening. During the Chernobyl catastrophe there were hundreds of army vehicles, including combat vehicles, tanks and helicopters used to operate in first days of the disaster in Pripyat. All those
vehicles got very radioactively polluted and afterwards they were all stored on a special strip of land in Chernobyl. Hundreds of vehicles. However the most recent satellite photo shows.. they all have disappeared! Let's see inside:
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