Although 33 years have passed since the nuclear disaster, Chernobyl remains a "ghost" City (Video)





It can freely be said to be the best known "ghost town" in the world - it is about Pripyat in Ukraine, which remained empty after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.

However, this place is often visited by photographers or adventurers who want to see how the city is ruined by radiation. And recently, a video filmed by the air, showing the streets, schools, hospitals and empty buildings of this country, is being broadcast. 


Residents of Pripyat and the surrounding area had been evacuated for two days after the powerful explosions that had taken place at the nuclear plant, which released 400 times more radiation in the atmosphere than had released nuclear bombs in Hiroshima.

"About 35,000 people who had participated in the purification of the nuclear plant died only a few years after the blasts," said Nikolai Omelainets, deputy director of the National Council for Radiation Protection.

High radiation levels were exposed to more than five million people in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Radioactive clouds had traveled across Europe. 



Radiation has left great traces of plant and animal world. Authorities in the Czech Republic, after 33 years have warned that the wild boars in the southwest of the country themselves have a dose of radiation and continue to be considered dangerous for eating.

The responsibility for this catastrophe that had in fact had caused an error in design and failure of the nuclear plant for years, authorities had been trying to put workers on it. All those who worked in the control room and who survived were sent to trenches.

"The disaster has been caused and even more endangered by workers who had violated the rules of a nuclear reactor," he said at the time in the office of the bureau.

And now that 33 years have passed, the horrible events continue to speak to witnesses and a series of HBOs titled with the same name - "Chernobyl" has been made, while the scary scenes from abandoned Pripyat continue to feel today those who take the road for a two-day tour.

Organizers claim that tourists only send to so-called designated areas, where they are safe from the high level of radiation. And according to experts, a brief visit is not dangerous to human health, but it is believed that the area around the nuclear power plant will not be "ready" for housing for at least 20,000 years. 

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