“Pripyat” music video

Ash released “Pripyat” as a single yesterday, letter F in the A-Z series. You can view a video for the song below, featuring photographs by Robert Polidori from his book, “Zones of Exclusion: Pripyat and Chernobyl”.

Pripyat, is an abandoned city in the zone of alienation in northern Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, near the border with Belarus. The city was founded in 1970 to house the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers, and was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster. Its population had been around 50,000 before the accident.