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The military town of Chernobyl-2 and "Douga"

   Generally when talking about Chernobyl -2, as a rule, by this place understand the horizon radar "Douga" ("the Arc" in English), Indeed, "Douga" is a hateful hallmark of Chernobyl-2, which sets it apart from all the facilities of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ). The scale of construction, antenna height , a monument to the Soviet military force, the certificate of one of the most uncompromising of geopolitical confrontation between the superpowers. Ch-2 has always attracted the attention of these antennas can be seen in the CEZ  from anywhere. For a long time the object was closed to the public, but since October 2013 it may be visited by everyone. However, the Chernobyl-2, contrary to popular belief, it is not only "Duga", but also the territory of the former military unit with a small town where officers lived. A recent trip to CEZ allowed to collect a small photographic material on this site.

 

Chernobyl-2. Return.

   Chernobyl-2 is one of the most attractive, but at the same time, seldom visited sites of the Zone. Lying away from the traditional routes, it is still under protection and getting to it for an "ordinary man" is incredibly difficult.
   The appeal of Chernobyl-2 is explained within its territory giant antennas of the over-the-horizon radar "Duga-1."
     But not all happen to dream of being in the Chernobyl-2 and then to assess the extent of Soviet military power. Chernobyl-2 - this is a small town in which military and their families lived.
   Pripyat.com Forum participant Cyril (Комбат, i.e. Combat in english), who left Chernobyl-2 town in 1985, many years after visited their home.
   His small report will look at the Chernobyl-2 a very different view.