Photo from Greenpeace. The caption read:


Deserted secondary school near Chernobyl, Illinsty, Ukraine. Dec 1995


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  • Tom H 9y

    This is one of my favourite Chernobyl pictures ever, I'm hoping to arrange a tour of the area at some point in the future.
  • goldenbird26k3 9y

    i did a research paper on chernobyl last year.

    it is interesting to note that after the disaster, gas masks were strewn about buildings and schools by photogrophers to make better, more poignant pictures.

    not sure if that was the case here, but it's still a great picture either way.
  • Tony Vallad 9y

    Well, I've just seen a theater peace about Chernobyl 2 days ago and this is realy interesting.
  • July Glushmann 8y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Український урбанізм / Urban Exploration UA, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • A.Ruiz 7y

    one day i would like to visit chernobyl must be a wired feeling walking there
  • Boulevard Pasteur 7y

    my god, this is amazing!
    it reminds me of a Sigur Ròs video.
  • AlexNoel 6y

    A.Ruiz, it's gonna take roughly 100,000 years for the radiation levels to go down enough that you could safely go there. there are areas that put out 10,000 Remkens an hour... in those areas, you would die in less than 2 minutes. You don't want to go to chernobyl. But still, a stunning shot and instant fave
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