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Ukraine, Pripyat. 2009

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Feb. 25th, 2009 | 09:48 pm
posted by: deviant_man in abandonedplaces




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mambolica

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from: mambolica
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 06:55 pm (UTC)
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This is a location I'd very much like to visit. A whole city stopped dead in its tracks. You got some great shots.

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templarwolf

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from: templarwolf
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 08:39 pm (UTC)
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This.

And thank you for sharing these shots with us.

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Ground control

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from: deviant_man
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:09 pm (UTC)
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Pripyat, is an abandoned city in the zone of alienation in northern Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, near the border with Belarus. It was home to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers. The city was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster. Its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident.
The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear reactor accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union. It is considered to be the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history and the only level 7 instance on the International Nuclear Event Scale. It resulted in a severe release of radioactivity into the environment following a massive power excursion which destroyed the reactor. Two people died in the initial steam explosion, but most deaths from the accident were attributed to radiation.

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pissoffnews

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from: tallyslium
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:06 pm (UTC)
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Seeing pictures of Pripyat is always exciting. And creepy, knowing what happened at Chernobyl. Excellent photos!

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jay!

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from: zjman
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:16 pm (UTC)
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These are hauntingly beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

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Carrie: she tampered in God's domain

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from: coffeechica
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:18 pm (UTC)
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So very sad. Thank you for posting these -- I'm always fascinated by pictures of Pripyat.

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sybilla13

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from: sybilla13
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:27 pm (UTC)
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I read a book recently about Chernobyl and the surrounding areas. It really left me feeling so sad for everyone affected. Your photos are haunting. Thanks for posting them for us.

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Fnord

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from: fnordx
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:30 pm (UTC)
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I actually recognized some of those locations from playing STALKER. That's kind of scary now that I think about it.

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Oleg Xtraboy

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from: xtraboy
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:32 pm (UTC)
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Amazing pictures! This place is unique!

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empty heart on fire

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from: solipsistnation
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:40 pm (UTC)
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Fantastic. Thank you.

(I'm always impressed by how well STALKER did at depicting the desolation of Pripyat and the zone...)

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julia

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from: noctiferi
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:41 pm (UTC)
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the man on the last pic, is he still living there? I heard there are still some people (old people, mostly) living there and refusing to move... great photos!

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Ground control

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from: deviant_man
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:48 pm (UTC)
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No, the man on last photo has arrived with us.
Two old ladies live there. (About one hundred years old)

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The Echidna Media Organization S.N.A.I.L. Project

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from: emosnail
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:44 pm (UTC)
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Holy crap the ferris wheel from Call of Duty really exists

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Corwin B. Noir

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from: black_off
date: Feb. 26th, 2009 07:17 pm (UTC)
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from STALKER you mean?

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marquelle

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from: sweptaway
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 07:44 pm (UTC)
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hauntingly beautiful. i love these.

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chobag

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from: chobag
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 08:42 pm (UTC)
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these are awesome
what kind of camera is this?

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Ground control

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from: deviant_man
date: Feb. 25th, 2009 08:48 pm (UTC)
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camera: Nikon f70;
lens: Nikkor 24-120 VR, Nikkor 50/2.8, Sigma EX 12-24;
film: Kodak Portra 160 VC

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