Desolate remains: Photographer Roland Verant, 35, from Vienna, captured a series of stunning images of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that decimated the town
Chernobyl/Pripyat Exclusion Zone Chernobyl visit - February 2008 View of the amusement park from the top of the 16 story residential apartment building facing the central square of Pripyat. This photo has been featured in the Beauty in Decay book!
Untold numbers of citizens in Russia still are living with the aftermath of radiation poisoning, various cancers. There are orphanages where children live because their parents have died from cancer related to the radiation poisoning of this disaster.