#TIA – Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. So remains the lesson of Chernobyl.
“On a warm summer’s evening, Maryna Kovalenko is playing football with her two teenage daughters in their backyard.
Iryna and Olena laugh as the family dog attempts to wrestle away the ball, scattering the startled chickens.
But out beyond the family’s back fence, all is silent and still. Numerous houses, a shop and a library stand vacant in the village of Steshchyna, northern Ukraine. Only the forest is gaining ground as creeping plants explore the cracks in this abandoned village. ”
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