Russian Video: A Documentary from Pripyat (Marking 25 years since Chernobyl catastrophe)

Twenty-five years have passed since the Chernobyl disaster… But people still remember the tragedy. Aleksey Yaroshevsky – correspondent of Russia Today visited Pripyat (nearest city to Chernobyl). Let’s watch his documentary!

The evacuation of Pripyat happened very rapidly – it took only 3 hours to evacuate the whole city. People was told to only take the bare necessities, as the authorities said it would only last about three days. As a result, most of the residents left behind their personal belongings, which are still there to this day…


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