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Ukraine calls on its citizens to open businesses in Chernobyl

14:23, 13 October 2021
Ukraine calls on its citizens to open businesses in Chernobyl Photo: pixabay.com

The State Property Fund of Ukraine offered Ukranians a possibility to start their own business in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.


A video ad has been published on the fund’s official Facebook page which illustrates the current state of Chernobyl as well as the property that is still standing there.

In the video deputy head of the fund Konstantin Koshelenko is addressing the citizens of Ukraine and others interested saying that they now have the unique possibility to invest in the exclusion zone.

He also noted that the tourism business in Chernobyl currently has little to almost no competition. 

“We are opening the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to private investment! Today it is experiencing its revival, attracting tourists from Ukraine and around the world, and now also opens up great opportunities for business development. After all, dozens of state-owned real estate located in this area have become vacant for rent,” the caption above the video read.

Most of the property that is not available for rent are administrative and industrial buildings that could be rebuilt to fit the needs of the arendators.

The Chernobyl Exclusion zone has been left mostly abandoned following the disaster that took place on April 26 1986 when the reactor n. 4 in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered a massive hazard collision.

The series filmed by HBO popularized the history of Chernobyl even among those who have never heard about it before.