Chernobyl is a town in , and known infamously for the accident in the nearby nuclear power plant on 26 April 1986. The scale of remediation efforts and subsequent engineering challenges such as construction of the iconic reactor sarcophagus, have drawn the interest of many curious travelers over the following decades.

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The ZIL-131 is a general purpose 3.5 tons 6x6 army truck designed in the Soviet Union by ZIL. is situated 2 km northwest of Chernobyl. Photo: MarkusHagenlocher, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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