Flyability Elios 2 drone tested inside a Chernobyl reactor

Flyability partnered with DroneUA to conduct a “mission” at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The “goal” was determining whether nuclear waste was present in reactor 5. At the time of the Chernobyl disaster, the fifth block of the Chernobyl Plant…

Russian movie response to Chernobyl will released in the USA

Capelight Pictures has acquired the distribution rights in North American and German-speaking countries (US release in collaboration with MPI Media Group) of Danila Kozlovsky’s new film  Chernobyl . The film has already been sold to South Korea (PoongKyung), Latin America (BF Distribution), Japan…

Illegal fishermen arrested in Chernobyl Zone

ChNPP police have opened criminal proceedings against illegal fishermen in the Exclusion Zone. During their patrol, officers of the ChNPP police department together with ecologists noticed a fisherman in the waters of the Pripyat River.It turned out that a 57-year-old…

Reports of radiation spikes in Chernobyl

Yesterday evening, people began reporting radiation spikes in Chernobyl. These people were using the online public tool available at www.srp.ecocentre.kiev.ua. In fact, the issue was a very simple one – periodically the sensors need testing and calibrating. To do this,…

The number of illegal stalkers arrested in Chernobyl this year has exceeded 400

Chernobyl police have found more than four hundred illegal stalkers in the exclusion zone since the beginning of the year. 408 violators, 8-foreigners, illegally entered the territory of the exclusion zone, without permits or passing through checkpoints. Chernobyl police officers…

Photos of Ivan Shavrey’s funeral

An emotional funeral to the Honorary Citizen of the Narovlya region, liquidator of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ivan Shavrey. Ivan died at the age of 65, his funeral being held near the Narovlya regional department for…

Death of Ivan Shavrey

Today I received sad news from Belarus. On November 20, 2020, the hero-firefighter Ivan Mykhailovych Shavrey passed away. In 1986, he was not overcome by radiation, or by radiation sickness, but in 2020 the cursed coronavirus took his life. Ivan…

For those who saved the world – we did it!

Over the last few months we have been fundraising to get money together to restore the monument to firefighters and liquidators. During Covid-19 nobody has had much spare cash, so what was given was highly appreciated. We are thankful to…

[Urbex] Cold War medical bunker in Belgium

During the Covid-19 chaos, it has given the chance for us to explore other places around Europe. This is the first of a few reports that will be posted of other Urbex locations throughout the world. This bunker is located…

Congratulations to Dr Eugenia Varaldo!

Today our Italian Partner, Eugenia, graduated from university. She is now a Doctor in Sciences of Communication 🙂 Her entire work has been about Chernobyl and Pripyat and I’m struggling to find the words to explain how proud I am…

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