Pripyat, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

Pripyat, Kiev region, Ukraine

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Pripyat is a ghost town in northern Ukraine, near the Ukraine–Belarus border. Named after the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat town was founded on February 4, 1970, as the ninth nuclear city (a type of closed city) in the Soviet Union, to serve the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station.

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