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Gloomy Disneyland. A tourist boom in Chernobyl


The author of the series which became to the most popular and rating in the world asks not to take a selfie and the inappropriate picture in an exclusion zone of the CNPP. The phenomenal series Chernobyl of the American company HBO anew stirred up the interest of the whole world in the tragedy which happened at night on April 26, 1986 when the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl NPP exploded. The exclusion zone in the territory of Ukraine endures considerable inflow of foreigners, 150 thousand people until the end of the year are expected. Tourists from the different countries dream to take a selfie against the background of the NPP which killed or left thousands of people without roof over the head notes Reuters. But customs of bloggers and Instagram community cause bewilderment. The author of series Craig Mazin who was delighted to a tourist boom to Pripyat urged admirers of a show to behave more modestly in the affected territory. The correspondent.net tells details. Moral questions of tourism in an exclusion zone Not so long ago Pripyat was the place where only the convinced fans came to visit places of accidents, however gradually it became more and more open for visits - there were available tours and decent housing, Guardian writes. Interest in this place sharply grew after the TV series Chernobyl which tells about events right after explosion came out. The operators specializing on an exclusion zone will report that in May the number of the booked tours to Pripyat grew by 40 percent in comparison with last year. The photographer David Macmillan who since 1994 was in an exclusion zone around the CNPP 22 times. For quarter of the century it saved up material for the whole book of photos about how the nature erases mankind traces. Vodka car. Classified documents of KGB about Chernobyl "Now from the city remained much less. I remember the basketball platform where through asphalt trees broke through and shot up above baskets (for a game)", - he told the Norwegian edition NRK. Macmillan's photos in 1994.1998, 2009 and 2018 the Traveller from China Xiao Hefan who visited an exclusion zone calls Pripyat by Saylent Hill (a cult computer game in a genre "horror of survival") and says that everyone needs to visit him. "Documentaries cannot tell a lot of things to us therefore it is worth going and to see everything", - Hefan told the Guancha edition. A season in hell. The press and social networks Chernobyl the Irish Times Magazine writes about series that "Chernobyl invites tourists, but it becomes something doubtful, considering moral aspect of business". Beyond limits to zone perimeter where the Ukrainian military check passports and radiation level, dexterous businessmen do brisk business by food radiation symbols on packing, selling all this from cars in which gas masks and protective clothes are hanging. EPA the Author of article specifies that the human curiosity to Chernobyl is a thing natural as it is about important a part not only the Soviet, but also world history. But the edition urges to find the correct tone for tourism in this part of Ukraine that the tragedy did not turn into an obychna

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