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Post-Apocalyptic Drone Footage From Prypiat, Chernobyl
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Post-Apocalyptic Drone Footage From Prypiat, Chernobyl

UK-based filmmaker Danny Cooke, armed with a camera and a radiation dosimeter, spent a week exploring Chernobyl and the nearby abandoned city of Pripyat in a way we haven’t seen before – using an airborne video drone. His breathtaking video, called “Postcards From Pripyat,” exposes the sheer scale of this ghostly post-apocalyptic landscape.

Cooke visited Pripyat, Ukraine earlier this year while working on a CBS documentary about the radioactive disaster site. The Chernobyl catastrophe in 1986 caused the biggest radioactive release ever, comparable to 200-300 atomic bombs. To this day, the site of the accident is surrounded by an utterly abandoned exclusion area of 1,000 square miles.

There was something serene, yet highly disturbing about this place. Time has stood still and there are memories of past happenings floating around us”- says Cooke.

More info: dannycooke.co.uk | cbsnews.com

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CoolStuffNet
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7 years ago

Trey Ratcliff got arrested in China with a drone! http://thetabula.com/2015/01/31/beijing-from-above-trey-ratcliffs-drone-trouble-in-china/

MichelleLouiseLove
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7 years ago

That's pretty chilling, it's been nearly 30 years since there was life in those buildings

Saadet Karabulut
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7 years ago

very sad and lonely ...........

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CoolStuffNet
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7 years ago

Trey Ratcliff got arrested in China with a drone! http://thetabula.com/2015/01/31/beijing-from-above-trey-ratcliffs-drone-trouble-in-china/

MichelleLouiseLove
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7 years ago

That's pretty chilling, it's been nearly 30 years since there was life in those buildings

Saadet Karabulut
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7 years ago

very sad and lonely ...........

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