Chernobyl 1986 - the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine (formerly part of the Soviet Union) exploded, creating what has been described as the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen. "The photo is made from helicopter on May
abandoned city ~ Pripyat is an abandoned city in northern Ukraine, near the border with Belarus. Named for the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on 4 February the ninth nuclear city in the Soviet Union, for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
An aerial view of the Chernobyl nucler power plant, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, is seen in April made two to three days after the explosion in Chernobyl, Ukraine. In front of the chimney is the destroyed reactor.
Chernobyl Amusement park in Pripyat, Ukraine was scheduled to open on May 1986 but the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant took place on April 26 that year only 5 days before the grand opening, causing the residents of the city to be evacuated.