Tag: Chernobyl accident
This Chernobyl Museum is located in Kyiv. The old fire station building, built in the early 20th century, looks like a fortress with thick walls and a tower. In 1992, at the initiative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, a museum was opened here ded ...
Narodychi is a large village, documented since the 15th century. Narodychi district ranks third in the level of radioactive contamination, after Chernobyl and Polissia. The level of gamma radiation here after the Chernobyl accident reached 10 millir ...
Firemen Memorial in Chernobyl
One of the main monuments in Chernobyl is dedicated to the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident, not only firefighters, but also people of other expertise who participated in the aftermath of the nuclear reactor’s destruction. The inscription on ...
Fleet Base in Chernobyl
One of the most interesting objects in Chernobyl is the repair and operational base of the river fleet. It is on a peninsula that is formed by the river Pripyat and the Chernobyl backwater. This place is now known as the “Island of ships.” A flo ...
The Krug (Circle) is an auxiliary system for the Duga-1 radar station. Its official name is the Return-oblique Ionosphere Sounding Station (abbreviated VNZ in Ukrainian). It consists of two huge circles with a diameter of 300 meters (984 ft), on the ...
The radioactive waste disposal facility Buryakivka is named after a village of the same name, although they are located quite far from each other. This is a large fenced field where more than 1.3 million tons of radioactive waste is buried in special ...