Inside Chernobyl: 35 years after mankind's greatest nuclear disaster

Collection with 9 media items created by Michael Biach

Ukraine 23 Feb 2021 10:04

On April 26th, 1986, a number of wrong decisions have lead to greatest nuclear disaster of mankind. In the aftermath more than 200,000 people had be evacuated, 50,000 people alone from the town of Pripyat. This reportage explores the aftermath 35 years after the catastrophe, exploring the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl with its four different units (including infamous control room 4, where the fatal decisions happened). It also explores abandoned towns, the ghost-town of Pripyat. There are portraits of one of the last resettlers, elderly people who decided to live in the Zone.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

Remains of the stained glass facade of Café Pripyat are seen through a broken window inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Pripyat, once a town of 50,000 residents, became a ghost town after evacuation following the explosion of Nuclear Reactor Number Four at the Chernobyl Power Plant.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

Remains of the stained glass facade of Café Pripyat are seen through a broken window inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Pripyat, once a town of 50,000 residents, became a ghost town after evacuation following the explosion of Nuclear Reactor Number Four at the Chernobyl Power Plant.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

An abandoned tower building in the streets of Pripyat with a hammer and sickle emblem on the top of the 16 story building. Pripyat was once home to 50,000 people but is a ghost town since the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

The famous ferry wheel of Pripyat. The amusment park was scheduled to open on May 1st, 1986 but due to the nulcear disaster following the explosion of Reactor one at the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl, the amusement park was never opend and used.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

The famous ferry wheel of Pripyat with abandoned buildings in the background. The amusment park was scheduled to open on May 1st, 1986 but due to the nulcear disaster following the explosion of Reactor one at the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl, the amusement park was never opend and used.

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Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
By Michael Biach
04 Feb 2021

Part of Pripyat's amusement park. The amusment park was scheduled to open on May 1st, 1986 but due to the nulcear disaster following the explosion of Reactor one at the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl, the amusement park was never opend and used.