Stalkers' tourists were given access to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (3 photos)

More than thirty years have passed since the tragedy onThe Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which forever changed the attitude of mankind towards nuclear energy. The recently released Chernobyl series from the HBO studio has returned interest in events related to the largest man-made disaster in world history. Recently, the Ukrainian authorities officially allowed a visit to the control room of the fourth reactor, where fatal decisions were made that led to the accident.

However, currently on the premisesThe station’s radiation level still exceeds the permissible standards by 40,000 times. In this regard, serious restrictions have been introduced for tourists planning to visit the historical sites of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Stalkers safety will providespecial protective clothing equipped with a helmet with a protective shield, a breathing mask and special shoes. The time spent in the station premises is also limited, which does not exceed five minutes. After traveling to the nuclear power plant, tourists are required to undergo double dosimetric monitoring.

Earlier, illegal excursions were conducted to the Chernobyl zone, which were used by about 85 thousand people who paid an average of $ 100.

Source: sciencealert