A doll and letters remain in Pripyat primary school. Pripyat was founded in 1970 for the 49,000+ Chernobyl nuclear power plant workers and t...

A doll and letters remain in Pripyat primary school. Pripyat was founded in 1970 for the 49,000+ Chernobyl nuclear power plant workers and t...

These photographs of present-day Chernobyl are utterly haunting

These photographs of present-day Chernobyl are utterly haunting

These photographs of present-day Chernobyl are utterly haunting. Although this isn't pics from Destination Truth (that I know of), this is one of my favorite episodes!

The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first he...

The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first helicopter to fly over the disaster zone to evaluate radiation levels. The view is foggy due to the high radiation.

The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first he...

The disappearing of the Aral Sea has left behind a desert filled with shipwrecks.

The Aral Sea was once the world’s fourth-largest...

The disappearing of the Aral Sea has left behind a desert filled with shipwrecks.

14 April 2013  Credit: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis A Soviet stained-glass mural at the Pripyat riverside cafe.

Chernobyl's ghost town - in pictures

14 April 2013 Credit: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis A Soviet stained-glass mural at the Pripyat riverside cafe.

14 April 2013  Credit: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis The school gymnasium.

Chernobyl's ghost town - in pictures

Chernobyl exclusion: Missing power cables in Pripyat town. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis

Chernobyl's ghost town - in pictures

Chernobyl exclusion: Missing power cables in Pripyat town. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis

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