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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!

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.

Biography of a disaster: Chernobyl film in production

The worst man-made disaster in history took place at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine almost 25 years ago. It has inspired one of Russia’s top screenwriter-directors to make a film based on the story.

Lithuania ex-nuke town protests over heating bills

VILNIUS, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Several thousand Lithuanians who live near a closed nuclear power station protested on Saturday against heating bills which have soared four-fold since the 2009 shut-down of the Ignalina plant, state radio reported.

Local trade unions said about 5,000 people had gathered to demonstrate in Visaginas in northeast Lithuania, some 170 km from the capital Vilnius, while state radio put the size of the crowd at 3,000.

Awarded Ukrainian Children to Travel to Cuba

Kiev's City Hall organized the final award ceremony of 20 children who will travel to Cuba after participating for several months in contests of different artistic expressions.

Unsafe nuclear power facility in Lithuania closed down

A Soviet-built nuclear power plant in Lithuania has been shut down.

Chernobyl Exhibition in Moscow - “We wanty to remember”

After the accident at the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the largest man-made disaster in the history of mankind, it has been 23 years.

‘Why I could never have given up my fragile Chernobyl child’

Sixteen years ago Chrissie McCaffrey took in a boy from Belarus. It was to give him just a few months respite from the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.