World at War TV – Ukraine and Russia – Forever Linked By Chernobyl

Ukraine and Russia have a long contentious history and perhaps no more significant event marks this history more than the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident that occured in 1986.

This fascinating video takes you to the infamous city of Pripyat, a town of 50,000 that was abandoned overnight in the hours after the accident. This eerie ghost town marks the passage of time with silent decay, uninhabitable for another 20,000 years.

After a visit to modern day Pripyat, a look back at that fateful day and the desperate measures that were taken to prevent even greater disaster and loss of life!