Remembering Chernobyl Nuclear Nightmares

Twenty years ago y’day, the world’s worst nuclear disaster blew the roof off the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. For many people, the event seems far off, and much has changed in the decades since. But for those who live in Chernobyl and other former Soviet towns, afflictions from nuclear accidents and experiments remain an intimate part of their lives.

I hope human learn something from it. There is still great dangerous because of Nuclear bombs.

Photographer Robert Knoth and reporter Antoinette De Jong have traveled through the Ukraine, Urals, Kazakhstan, and Siberia to capture, in searing black-and-white portraits, the way that nuclear radiation has forever altered the humans who face it