Eerie scenes from the ghost town left abandoned after Chernobyl
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.I know it's not something that fits the "aesthetic" of my Pinterest, but needs to be there nonetheless.
Chernobyl Then and Now. A combination of images, taken in 1982 and on March 31, 2011, shows before and after view of the abandoned city of Prypiat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. REUTERS/Vladimir Repik and Gleb Garanich
2 February 2011 Inside the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant - Part of the current construction work is to fire proof the destroyed reactor before sealing it off within the new sarcophagus. The melted reactor core is on the other side of the wall on the left. All pictures by the BBC's Steven Duke.