Sergii Mirnyi puts on protective gear before entering Chernobyl’s fourth-block control room. Most estimates say 95 percent of the radioactive materials that were released fell on the power plant grounds and the adjacent forest.
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...more »
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