Watch: Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl

by / Dec. 2, 2014 3am EST

While working on a story for 60 Minutes filmmaker Danny Cooke documented his own experience exploring the forgotten fallout zone in Ukraine.

Abandoned since the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Cooke captures the disturbing serenity of a place frozen in time. Watch the footage now:


If you want to learn more about Chernobyl today and how it could impact the world again, watch the full piece from 60 Minutes.

Pat Sandora-Nastyn is a writer and video producer. You can find Pat talking about pop culture and relationships with his husband, Billy, on their super creatively titled YouTube channel Billy & Pat.