And radiation levels are almost 17 times higher than normal.
Rohit Jain’s visit to the site of the world’s deadliest industrial disaster—also known as India's very own Chernobyl—brings out terrifying snapshots of a tragedy that continues to affect the current generation.
Some people still live in a city next to a disused power plant, built before the collapse of the Soviet Union. This is what it looks like today.
Fallout dogs IRL.
"Atomik" vodka is the first consumer product to be made from ingredients from the nuclear reactor's exclusion zone.
But we really, really hope it isn't.
The plant’s two reactors sit atop a nearly 500-foot platform, which will be pulled by tugboats through the Northern Sea Route
"The producers probably think the audience are a bunch of illiterate, stupid idiots who won't ask any questions."
We are all going to hell for this.
Their version is apparently based on a conspiracy theory that says the CIA did it.
It helped me to redefine Chernobyl as healthy. Not thriving, but a place with a community.
HBO's 'Chernobyl' is a story about political power, not the dangers of nuclear energy, and it's important to know what really happened.