Abandoned town of Pripyat Reuters / Gleb Garanich
Ukrainian border guards detained three young men sneak into the Chernobyl exclusion zone. This was reported on the website of state frontier service of Ukraine.
According to the Agency, three residents of the city of Rivne and Rivne region in ammunition broke into the restricted area for extreme recreation. Presumably, the men were inspired by the plot of the TV series about the disaster in Chernobyl.
Violators are imposed an administrative fine.
Series “Chernobyl”, was released on may 6 on the American channel HBO. It was reported that he received the highest rating viewers (9.6 points), being in first place in the ranking of the best show of all time.
In April it became known that in Belarus, has opened two tourist routes in the exclusion zone, established after the Chernobyl accident in 1986. According to the Deputy Director of the Polesie state radiation-ecological reserve Maxim Kudin, yet it’s more like an experiment.
The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant — one of the largest technological disaster in the history of mankind. April 26, 1986 fourth unit of the station, an explosion occurred, which was followed by the release of radioactive substances. Were exposed to the radiation of nearly 8.4 million people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. Set up around the plant so-called exclusion zone from which evacuated the two cities of Pripyat and Chernobyl, and 74 villages.
Video, photo All from Russia.