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Ukraine. Province of Kiev. Parashiv. The elderly woman, 66 years old, has decided to return in the radioactive area. She stands in a derelict house and looks outside through a broken window. The village of Parashiv is inside the 30 km exclusion zone. The dead zone has been created after the catastrophe which took place on april 1986 at 1.23 am with the explosion of reactor No 4 at Chernobyl atomic power station. The accident in the nuclear power plant has environmentals effects which affect territories and health of the people. Contamined area by radiations. © 2006 Didier Ruef