Pripyat

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Chernobyl: in the 30km off-limit zone, liquidators measure radiation levels in the aftermath of the disaster. Photograph: Getty

A new TV drama revisits the Soviet nuclear meltdown of 1986, when fallout and fake news threatened to poison Europe Sinking through the screen int(...)

An abandoned classroom in Chernobyl is slowly succumbing to the advances of the natural world. Photograph: Stephen Starr

In just a few hours a red fox, wild boar, flocks of sparrows, ravens and jays, as well as a grebe diving for fish, are all to be seen in one of the mo(...)

 The centre of the deserted  city of Pripyat, near the Chernobyl nuclear plant. The city was evacuated after the Chernobyl disaster. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Chernobyl Hotel is not really a hotel. It’s a big yellow prefabricated fibreglass cabin-like structure, driven down from Sweden and plonked in pla(...)