Hit series Chernobyl has people sharing their memories of the disaster

“I haven’t seen a single episode of HBO’s Chernobyl, but here, close to the Kantemirovskaya, there’s a granite monument with a black plaque dedicated to the liquidators. It just stands by itself near the road,” reads a tweet in Russian. “Today, for the first time since I’ve lived here, someone left flowers on it.”

Tasha, a young photographer whose family once lived in Pripyat, the ghost city founded in 1970 to serve the Chernobyl nuclear plant, answers back.

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