The Ukrainian TV-program ‘Stop corruption’ has exposed systematic illegal logging and collection of old metal from the zone around the wrecked nuclear power plant Chernobyl. It is a very profitable business, and authorities seem to do very little to stop it.
In the TV-documentary, we follow an activist guiding journalists around to the sites, where huge areas of trees are cut down. The TV-crew also operates a small drone that we can get an overview of the situation. The investigation is made by Roman Bochkala and was broadcast on Feb 27, 2016 on Channel 5 (National wide news channel).
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