20 Startling Images of What Chernobyl Disaster Site Looks Like in 2019

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In 1986, the world was forever changed with the nuclear accident near the (now) Ukrainian city of Pripyat. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant catastrophe has horrifyingly impacted people for over 30 years. To this day, effects from the radiation are still present. Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Austria have suffered the most from contamination — though varying levels of radiation have also impacted Finland, Sweden, Moldova, Switzerland, Slovenia, Turkey, and Germany.

Today, the area surrounding Chernobyl is inhabitable. However, that hasn’t stopped people from visiting the eerie ghost town. Tourists from all over the world continue to trek to the region. Upon reaching the site, many are shocked at what they find…