Illegal visitors to Chernobyl detained by Border Guards

Two citizens of Ukraine who illegally entered the exclusion zone were found yesterday by border guards of the Ivankiv department of the Zhytomyr detachment together with the National Police. The residents of Chernivtsi and Vasylkiv decided to enter the resettled…

“The Pripyat Syndrome” – a story of the Pripyat evacuation, by a Pripyat evacuee

Alix Sirota’s mother has released a book. I highly recommend getting a copy as it is a great read. The family lived in Pripyat during the evacuation so their writing is the most accurate representation possible, instead of reading others…

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone receives an official logo

The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone receives an official logo. It was developed by a Ukrainian creative agency, who are famous for creating the branding of Ukraine Now (so good that it has been copied many times by other people). According to…

New Chernobyl Documentary Gets Release Date

If you were hooked to Sky Atlantic series, Chernobyl, which aired back in 2019, good news. Channel 5 is releasing a brand new documentary, fronted by Ben Fogle, which delves into the disaster. Ben Fogle: Inside Chernobyl, follows the presenter…

The Chernobyl scene everyone forgot when checking HBO vs Reality

There are many “HBO Vs Reality” videos and posts on the internet after the hit HBO series, however there is one scene that the people making these articles and videos never spotted – because unless you are familiar with Pripyat…

UIA launch Pripyat, Chernobyl & Kyiv sightseeing flights for just €80

UIA OPENS SALES FOR SINGLE “FLIGHT OVER KYIV” FOR INDIVIDUAL PASSENGERS Ukraine International Airlines, at the numerous requests of passengers and those who miss flying during quarantine conditions, is opening sales for a unique sightseeing flight “Flight over Kyiv –…

10 years after nuclear disaster – another earthquake hits Fukushima

An earthquake occurred a few hours ago off the coast of Japan, disturbingly close to the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake that lead to a tsunami and meltdown. The 7.3-magnitude quake was felt strongly in Tokyo, but a tsunami warning…

Chernobyl NPP hosts training for nuclear waste equipment

On February 8th, a three week training course started at Chernobyl NPP on “Maintenance of the Wälischmiller arm, the ZDAZ press, and the KAISER compressor”. The course is being provided by experts of the Belgian company ENGIE SOLUTIONS, and is…

First details of Chernobyl 35th anniversary plans emerge

On February 2, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal chaired the first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of events in 2021 related to the 35th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster. The meeting was attended by the…

Authorities join forces to develop the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

On February 8, 2021, a Memorandum of Cooperation and Cooperation was signed to create favorable conditions for further development of visiting the exclusion zone and the zone of unconditional (compulsory) resettlement between the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of…

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