The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone has become the stuff of myth and legend. After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, part of the Soviet Union — now in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia — was cordoned off because of the resulting radiation and other dangers.
Decades later, author Darmon Richter traveled to the strange Cold War-era site to take photographs of the eerie ghost towns and structures of a bygone age that continues to live on in the public imagination as one of the most serious follies of the 20th century. In Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide, Richter shares glimpses of the incredible access he had to a site that continues to send chills down the spine of people around the world.
Darmon Richter ventured to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to record the remnants of one of the world’s most serious nuclear disasters.Read MoreBooks, Chernobyl, Darmon Richter, UkraineHyperallergicRead More