Tagged With Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

A photographer visited the abandoned towns around Chernobyl more than 20 times over the past 25 years, and the captivating photos show just how suddenly time stopped in its tracks after the disaster


Visitors at Chernobyl can now tour the control room, where radiation levels could be 40,000 times higher than normal


For less than $100, you can tour the abandoned towns around Chernobyl. Just watch out for radioactive trees and dogs, crumbling buildings, and the occasional selfie stick.



Scientists have made artisan vodka from contaminated grain grown in Chernobyl's radioactive exclusion zone


Chernobyl's 'sarcophagus,' which helped contain the spread of radiation, is being dismantled because it's teetering on collapse


Parts of the Marshall Islands are now more radioactive than Chernobyl because of US nuclear tests



Chernobyl's power plant managers 'hid' their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy director


11 strange events that happened after the Chernobyl nuclear-power-plant accident


Chernobyl workers are adopting the site's contaminated dogs, but not all of them are safe to pet


How dangerous is it to visit Chernobyl? We asked a nuclear-waste expert involved in the cleanup.


Photos show what daily life is really like inside Chernobyl's exclusion zone, one of the most polluted areas in the world