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Border guards detained three extremists and a group of thieves in the Chernobyl zone

This morning, border guards of the Ivankiv department together with the National Police found three people who illegally entered the exclusion zone outside the established checkpoints. The goal that the men born in 1984, 1986 and 1995 pursued in violation…

Today in 1991, Chernobyl unit 2 caught fire

On October 11, 1991, as a result of a fire in the Turbine Hall, operation of Chernobyl Reactor 2 was terminated and shutdown. The fire began in reactor No. 2’s fourth turbine at 20:10 Kyiv time, while the turbine was being…

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University of Bristol continue research at ChNPP

Researchers from the University of Bristol are leading activities with Ukrainian researchers and engineers at the Chornobyl (Chernobyl) Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) to carry out pioneering radiation mapping research. The University of Bristol team was given privileged access to the…

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Three people arrested in Chernobyl without permits

A trio of extreme tourists were detained in the exclusion zone. This night, during the illegal entry into the exclusion zone for the purpose of extreme tourism and recreation, border guards of the Ivankiv department together with the National Police…

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Spot the robot dog returns to Chernobyl

On 20 September, experts of the University of Bristol came again to the Chernobyl NPP site. The purpose of their 3-day visit to the plant is to apply robotics equipment to evaluate radiation situation under the Chernobyl Exclusion zone conditions….

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Birdwatching in the Chernobyl Zone

Today, birdwatching is one of the most promising types of tourism in the world. The Chernobyl Reserve is also actively developing this area within the framework of a joint project with the NGO “Ecological Space” with the support of the…