Tuesday, September 15, 2009

MFS - Strange But True - Places 7


Prypiat or Pripyat, is an abandoned city in the zone of alienation in northern Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, near the border with Belarus.The city his name comes from the nearby river Pripyat. The city was founded in 1970 to house the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers, and was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster. Its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident.Now it's a ghost town.Read more about it on MFS,with videoclip of the evacuation.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Thanks for the update. I didn't really think about the city still being a ghost town.


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