“I’m an Idiot”. Please Kill Me”: On Markiyan Kamysh’s “Stalking the Atomic City: Life Among the Decadent and the Depraved of Chornobyl”

JULY 22, 2022 ONE OF THE FIRST locations Russian troops occupied after invading Ukraine on February 24 was the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, a thousand-square-mile tract of contaminated land surrounding the defunct nuclear power plant. The brazen seizure further elevated global anxiety over Russia’s and stoked fears of another catastrophe at the site of the world’s … Read more