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“In the year 2000—the year the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s last energy-producing unit was prematurely shutdown—Slavutych lived through a tragedy. A social tragedy.”<br />
— Volodymyr Udovychenko, mayor of Slavutych<br />
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The city of Slavutych celebrates its annual Day of the City with a parade and a concert on the central square. Slavutych has always been a company town, rising from the ashes of its predecessor, Pripyat, and dependent on the power plant for jobs. <br />
Audio: The Vdokhnoveniye (Inspiration) Choir rehearses in Slavutych for an upcoming concert.<br />
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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 documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl and After Fukushima.<br />
© Michael Forster Rothbart 2007-2013.<br />
www.afterchernobyl.com<br />
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Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart<br />
Date:  6/2009    File#:  Canon 5D digital camera frame 66336<br />
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“In the year 2000—the year the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s last energy-producing unit was prematurely shutdown—Slavutych lived through a tragedy. A social tragedy.”
— Volodymyr Udovychenko, mayor of Slavutych

The city of Slavutych celebrates its annual Day of the City with a parade and a concert on the central square. Slavutych has always been a company town, rising from the ashes of its predecessor, Pripyat, and dependent on the...
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