Chernobyl Prypjat (Ukraine) - In 1989 the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl forced 50,000 people to flee from surrounding cities, such as Prypjat. 30 years later the nuclear zone is open for tourists and you can visit all the ghost cities next to the exploded powerplant as well as the powerplant itself. Want to discover more hidden gems in Europe? All of them can be found on www.broscene.com
Desolate remains: Photographer Roland Verant, 35, from Vienna, captured a series of stunning images of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that decimated the town
Untold numbers of citizens in Russia still are living with the aftermath of radiation poisoning, various cancers. There are orphanages where children live because their parents have died from cancer related to the radiation poisoning of this disaster.