Submitted on 20.03.2021 14:06
A store record from the day of evacuation of Pripyat.

Sometimes, the small things may tell a very big story. We found this report several years ago in a small staff room in one of the shops in Pripyat. And it gave a sharp feeling.

Submitted on 30.01.2021 14:38
Cooling towers of the Chernobyl NPP Phase III

Cryptic definitions were typical for the Soviet Union, either by security reasons or by ingrained bureaucratic practices.

Submitted on 24.12.2020 13:56
A hundred years old Christmas wish

While checking our archives, we found a Christmas postcard from 1914, and then some more from different years. All of them were written in pre-reform Russian and featured an exchange between family members in Chernobyl and Kyiv in a period between two revolutions and partly during World War I. Actually, as it appeared from the texts, one of family members was a seaman on a battle ship.

Submitted on 10.12.2019 14:25
M. Nazarenko, who made the world-famous shots of alive Pripyat.

For all his busyness, Mikhail Nazarenko found an opportunity to record life in his beloved city for himself just so. That times, before the accident, no one could even imagine how valuable these shots of the ordinary life of Pripyat would become.

Submitted on 23.11.2019 21:23
Paintings by Peter Yemets

It was 1996, when for the first time I saw few of Peter Yemets’s artworks. There were low-quality reproductions in an article about upcoming anniversary of disaster. That moment it was like opening a window to some underworld.

Submitted on 11.11.2019 17:10
A dim story of the iconic location

Located north of the Palace of Culture «Energetik», the amusement park is one of the most iconic places in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone that year over year draws the attention of numerous visitors. Pictures made here one could find virtually in any trip report.

Submitted on 04.09.2018 14:20
A retro-look to dosimetry equipment

Back to 70s and beginning of 80s, most of devices were analog-based, and displayed power of the dose using microampermeter with custom dial.