Chernobyl: Yaniv train station – April 2015


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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 … Continue reading

Chernobyl: Duga 3 ‘Steel Yard’ Radar – April 2015


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History (from wikipedia) Duga 3 was was a Soviet over-the-horizon (OTH) radar system used as part of the Soviet ABM early-warning network. The system operated from July 1976 to December 1989. Two operational Duga radars were deployed, one near Chernobyl … Continue reading

Chernobyl: Ivan and Maria Ivanovitch, Paryshiv village – April 2015


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History After the disaster Ivan and his wife Maria were evacuated to an apartment block near Kiev. Hating the city, within two years they returned to their village just a few miles from the Chernobyl power plant, where they have … Continue reading