Brutalism as well as adventure travels in port-Soviet Georgia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Brutal Tours has many tours into this area with the newest tour being to the Polesie State Radioecological Reserve tour. Also, in this same area are tours to the secretive Pankis gorge. It is located in the middle of the Greater Caucaus Mountains. This valley is the home of the Kists an ethnic group with roots in Chechen. This area is sacred with breath-taking nature and unique culture.
The “Polesie State Radioecological Reserve” is a radioecological reserve for natures in the area of Belarus formed to encircle the area of Belarus that was affected the most by radioactive from Chernobyl disaster. You can see how nature is reclaiming the lands in this area.
The accident at Chernobyl was a nuclear catastrophic for this area. It occurred in April of 1986 in the number 4 reactor of the “Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant” near Pripyat, in the north part of Ukrainian SSR.
You can also take a 2-day tour of the most famous prohibited zones on Earth with the Chernobyl tour from Kiev. A guide tells the history of the Chernobyl disaster on the way to the exclusion zone. Explore the city of Pripyat which is abandoned and discover eerie relics of a time now gone. There are schools collapsed, hospitals left run-down and movie theatres that are derelict. You will meet locals who survived the nuclear explosion and other facts about the “V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Station”. For these 2 days, you will uncover facts that area fascinating about one of the world’s most well-known exclusion zones. Visit the city that was abandoned and meet locals who recently start returning to this area.
Little known events
Events in the Disaster:
- The disaster happened at 1:23 AM
- It cost the Soviet Union lots of money.
- A lot of people were evacuated and relocated.
- Chernobyl Disaster is the only Level 7 occurrence on the International Nuclear Scale of Events.
- Belarus received 70% of the contamination from this accident.
- Explosion at Chernobyl formed a massive radioactive cloud.
- Benefits still being paid to 7 million persons affected by the Chernobyl disaster.
- Emergency crews needed to respond fast after the explosion.
- Estimates for the numbers of indirect and direct deaths from this disaster vary.