For workers arriving by train, this is the first view of the sprawling Chernobyl nuclear power plant, across the cooling pond. The plant’s heating operation has the only active smokestack. At right is the hulking shelter object, which covers the ruined fourth-block reactor.
This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term...more »
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