The village Novosilky

The village in the 30 km Zone

     Novosilky is a former village in Ukraine, located 20 kilometers south of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and 16 kilometers south-west of the former district center - the city of Chernobyl.


     The time of foundation of the village is not established.


     The local historian Lavrenti Pokhilevich, only recalls several ancient burial mounds near the village, connected, according to the stories of the peasants,to an old battle with the Tatars.


     It is known that in 1864, 174 people lived in the village. And in 1887 the population was already 220 people.


     In 1900, there were 58 courtyards in Novosilky and 394 inhabitants. Worked wind turbine.


     By 1986, Novosilky was part of the Chernobyl region and was subordinated to the village council of Zalissia.


     Before the Chernobyl accident, there were 260 inhabitants in the village and 123 yards (farms).


     After the accident at the station on April 26, 1986, the village was resettled due to severe contamination with radionuclides. Residents were relocated to the village of New Zalissia of Borodyansky district.


     Officially removed from the register in 1999, due to the lack of residents.


     Today in the village there are several dozen houses that are in disrepair, a water tower, barns and other agricultural buildings.


     The only road leading to the village is from Cherevach, located four kilometers to the west. A pine forest surrounds the village, which the “unknown” are actively sawing and taking out of the Exclusion Zone in an unknown direction.



Excursions to the Chernobyl Zone, the city of Chernobyl, Chernobyl NPP, Pripyat.

     The Chernobyl Zone is very rich in history. In 1986, about 80 settlements were evacuated. Each village of the Polesia Territory has a special appearance, safety and indescribable atmosphere. Our team of professionals in CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE, will not only tell you about these places, but also show you the most secret corners of the restricted area. Chernobyl Exclusion Zone - is the open-air monument (museum). At one point, everything stopped at around April 26th. People resettled, and the objects remained. We invite you to visit these unique objects: Duga-1 radar station for tracking missile launches in the United States during the Cold War; the Jupiter plant in Pripyat, which was rumored to produce not only radio engineering, but also systems for the defense needs of the USSR; the unfinished 5th power unit of the ChNPP; equipment of liquidators and much more.

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