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Markiyan Kamysh


Markiyan Kamysh was born in 1988 in Kyiv. His father was a Chernobyl liquidator, nuclear physicist and designer who died in 2003. Markiyan studied at the Faculty of History of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv . He left shortly before receiving his bachelor’s degree to devote himself to literature and illegal research in the Chernobyl zone. Since 2010 he has made numerous expeditions into the Chernobyl exclusion zone, leading to the publication of Оформляндія або прогулянка в Зону (Stalking the Atomic City), which has been well-received. He has also written other works.

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Markiyan Kamysh
Markiyan Kamysh
On Ukrainian Chornobyl, which we have lost—for now. by Markiyan Kamysh
Duckweed (story by Kamysh)
The River/Рікa (story by Kamysh)
Prypiat Underground, or the Resurrection of a Dead Town (article by Kamysh)