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Channel 4 : Thriving at Chernobyl

A Channel 4 report from the Exclusion Zone.

If you think that it is another superficial report with the familiar angles and a journalist to their background, you are wrong. This is a wonderful report that tells you about the camera-traps in the Exclusion Zone, and the process of installation, Tom Clarke interviewing Sergei Gashchak  from "Chernobyl Center", you’ll see underwater footage of the the famous Chernobyl catfishes. And finally - a little hello from Baba Mania (Maria Shovkuta). Enjoy!

"Almost 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which turned the area around the plant into a no-go zone, scientists are involved in a unique experiment in how nature copes with radiation..."

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The public project of PRIPYAT.com was founded in 2004 by former Pripyat residents as the ‘unofficial’ web site for Pripyat. Since its foundation, the web site has grown into the world’s largest online community about the Chernobyl disaster. Recognising the importance of Pripyat for future generations, our aim is to have Pripyat recognised as a ‘museum city’ and afforded the appropriate protection it deserves. If share our approach and want to visit Pripyat, book here a private Chernobyl tour.

PRIPYAT.com is a resource for everyone who loves this city. Whether you’re interest is pre or post accident, current isolation or uncertain future you’ll find the information here. As long as this web site exists, so does the city of Pripyat.

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A dismantling of the famous vent tube at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is started

   A dismantling of the famous vent tube at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is started. At about 14.20 on Kiev time the first of three planned to dismantle the currently segments was cut.

   VT-2, located in the immediate vicinity of the destroyed Unit 4, and after towering over the "Shelter" has become a kind of symbol of the Chernobyl disaster.

   And now famous Chernobyl tube goes down in history.



"To touch by hand the silence" exibition in Moscow

Рукою тронуть тишину


    From July 31 to August 18, 2013 in Moscow exhibition hall "Hodynka" (Irina Levchenko street, 2) Art Exhibition will be held author Catherine Isayenko "To touch by hand the silence."
    Catherine - the founder of the charity fund to assist victims of the Chernobyl disaster, "Prometheus," the first deputy of the international public organization "Center Pripyat.com" and its representative in the Russian Federation. Its graphics and watercolor works in a special transmit a unique atmosphere for all residents abandoned places.

    The exhibition will be open daily from 11.00 to 21.00 (except Mondays).
    Telephone showroom: 7 (499) 198-76-84.

    Metro station: "Oktyabr'skoe pole."




IPO "Center PRIPYAT.com" announces fundraising for development "Pripyat 3D" project.

International public organization "Center PRIPYAT.com" announces fundraising for development of the "Pripyat 3D" project - a virtual museum of the city of Pripyat, the epicenter of the Chernobyl disaster. Everyone can contribute to the preservation of the city of Pripyat at least in cyberspace!

The book by Lyubov Sirota "Pripyat syndrome" has been fully translated into English.


Dear friends! Thanks to the selfless help of our friends in the UK and the USA, the book by Lyubov Sirota "Pripyat syndrome" has been fully translated into English. Although some money for its publication has already found, but we still do not have sufficient funds to cover the cost of printing an entire first edition.

International exhibition "WE WANT TO REMEMBER" April 18 - May 1, 2011

IPE Center Pripyat.kom and charitable fund for victims of Chernobyl "Prometheus" will organize again a photo exhibition under this motto. The exposition of the rarest of video and photo tells the story of the worst technological disaster in history and the tragic fate of the town of Pripyat, which now turned ghost. Over 25 years have passed since those tragic events, has managed to grow a generation for whom the Chernobyl disaster is only a history. But the more muffled the voices of memory, the more important to listen them.