Chernobyl liquidators: Memories

Chernobyl liquidators: Memories

Over the 10 years of clean-up works, 600 – 800 thousand clean-up workers of all kinds of professions from across the former Soviet Union were involved in liquidating the aftermath of explosion of Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Although it occurred 27 years ago, the event is still considered the largest technological disaster marking the history of our world. Thousands of people who took part in the clean-up decontamination works have been left in wheelchairs, driven to suicide, started down the path of alcoholism and very often hit the economic rock bottom... ▸
The Communism

The Communism

František Zahrádka (82), former Czechoslovakian political prisoner, decorated in 2012 for anti-communist resistance. In the 1950s... ▸
238,07: The Legacy

238,07: The Legacy

Thousads of tons of radioactive uranium were extracted by more than seventy thousand gulags that worked in forced-labor... (coming soon)
The Bitter Side of War

The Bitter Side of War

The two Czech soldiers - Jiri Schams and Lukas Hirka - were leaving for Afghanistan as on their last mission. Both had enough of war... ▸
Poliske

Poliske

Following the evac of the heavily contaminated town of Pripyat in the power plant’s vicinity, Poliske town was... (coming soon)
The Republic of Chernobyl

The Republic of Chernobyl

Sealing Reactor 4 off into a metal concrete sarcophagus provided only temporary “technical” solution to the whole disaster... ▸