Holiday in Chernobyl: Tourism in the Exclusion Zone

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Thirty years after the worst nuclear accident in history, Chernobyl has become a tourist attraction. Tens of thousands of people are believed to have died prematurely from the catastrophe which spread a radioactive cloud over Europe in 1986, but last year 17,000 people visited the so-called exclusion zone anyway.

VICE News sent Simon Ostrovsky to Chernobyl to find out just how safe it is to go there.

Read “Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone Is Now a Thriving Wildlife Habitat” – http://bit.ly/1rcL6Ix

Read “30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster, Locals Are Still Eating Radioactive Food” – http://bit.ly/1pyhJiA

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