A guide to the New East

SPECIAL REPORT
Chernobyl

The Chernobyl disaster rocked the world in 1986, hastening the eventual fall of the USSR. Thirty years on, we explore the powerful legacy of the meltdown in art, cinema and the post-Soviet mindset

Love in a time
of contamination

Can you turn nuclear catastrophe into entertainment?

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Animals of Chernobyl

Welcome to the wildlife paradise in a nuclear exclusion zone

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In the zone

Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy on filming inside Chernobyl

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Under a cloud

What's it like to live in the next door town to Chernobyl?

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Aftermath

Three decades on, Russia’s artists are still dealing with the fallout from Chernobyl

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