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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.