Gerd Ludwig - Chernobyl "A radiation sign along the road near Pripyat warns of the menace. The tranquility of the sight on an evening of heavy snowfall belies the lingering danger looming in the peaceful winter landscape." Near Pripyat, Ukraine 2011
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The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first helicopter to fly over the disaster zone to evaluate radiation levels. The view is foggy due to the high radiation.
On April operators in this control room of Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant committed a fatal series of errors during a safety test, triggering a reactor meltdown that resulted in the world's largest nuclear accident to date.
Russia, 2006 - Igor Byshnev: film about how nature survives after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Over 2.5 thousand square kilometers of farmland has passed into the possession of wild animals. Moose, roe deer, boar live in the zone and feel quite comfortable. (In 2018 it's now 32 years without man.)