50 Hours Inside the Most Radioactive Place On Earth (Exclusion Zone of Chernobyl)

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I've been fascinated with Chernobyl since the moment I read about it in history class over 10 years ago. A few months ago I had the opportunity to go explore it after a big snowfall. The stories we heard were both heartbreaking and inspiring. So excited to finally be able to share.

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  1. Yes Theory
    Yes Theory
    9 күн мурун

    As you can see, we decided to not add any sponsors or plugs on this story so we could focus on the story-telling and visual experience. But making a video of this complexity without sponsor is definitely not easy, the support from Seek Discomfort is largely how we're able to create stories like this one. It took us several months get the edit to this place and a few days of filming. I'm super proud of how the video came out and hope you enjoy it. Watch it on a TV for full experience :) See you next week - Thomas

    1. Jéan Nel
      Jéan Nel
      4 саат мурун

      I hope you burnt your clothes after you went there because you will still get radiation from the material of your clothes.

    2. Carbon Proksi
      Carbon Proksi
      16 саат мурун

      A quick search on YT and the internet has many saying it's not, then add that the authorities even allow folks to visit the contaminated areas of Chernobyl. Thus "the most radioactive" is potentially bs clickbait.

    3. guy sumpthin
      guy sumpthin
      2 күн мурун

      Michael F yep ,for about 3000yrs

    4. guy sumpthin
      guy sumpthin
      2 күн мурун

      I see apartments , apartments , apartments, apartments ,,,and grandmas house

    5. guy sumpthin
      guy sumpthin
      2 күн мурун

      "Removed all top-soil in the whole town " but where did you put it ???

  2. Jake Fin
    Jake Fin
    3 мүнөт мурун

    4:28 is that a dog not alive? :'(

  3. Jashar Gubetini
    Jashar Gubetini
    39 мүнөт мурун

    Truly great documentary.

  4. Guilherme Platzer
    Guilherme Platzer
    Саат мурун

    this is a wonderful content.. thanks for sharing with us!

  5. Kunis - Arugal Alliance
    Kunis - Arugal Alliance
    Саат мурун

    You are not just pushing the boundaries of yes theory but the perspective of filmography. We as your viewers appreciate all your hard work. A pleasure to watch.

  6. Amingo Huang
    Amingo Huang
    3 саат мурун

    The blame is on USSR not necessary for the reactor failure but how they hide this as a secret in the first few days from the world They even lie about the level of radiation from the country that are trying to help they lie about the level of radiation so the robot that are use to clean the graphite shut down just after few minutes of operating so they had to use only human to do this and directly cause hundreds maybe thousands of people’s death

  7. Nolan CHUNG [08M2]
    Nolan CHUNG [08M2]
    3 саат мурун

    Next time do sempipalatinsk (typo) in Kazakhstan

  8. Brendon Ramos
    Brendon Ramos
    3 саат мурун

    Does anybody know the song used @ 19:55?

  9. Lord Darkwood
    Lord Darkwood
    3 саат мурун

    Holy Shit , Russians do sound like Russians

  10. ValCross 10
    ValCross 10
    5 саат мурун

    8:34 why do i remember call of duty when seing this part

  11. Luboslav Stofik
    Luboslav Stofik
    5 саат мурун

    I Thing the Guy translating the Grandma done some Mistakes at Translating, at 12:55 he asks her why she came back, she Answers ``Rodina` that Means Family, not Motherland,.............. Just saying as it fcked up a really good Emotional Moment for me..

  12. Jaggs
    7 саат мурун

    Utter shite.

  13. Νεκταριοσ Κεφαλοσ
    Νεκταριοσ Κεφαλοσ
    8 саат мурун

    Best cinematography!!!

  14. Pnproject Pnprojectt
    Pnproject Pnprojectt
    8 саат мурун

    lol this video sucks go watch illegalfreedom channel for good content about the exclusion zone

  15. Fleabag Hamilton
    Fleabag Hamilton
    10 саат мурун

    This is cool and all but what the fuck

  16. eioshen boboi
    eioshen boboi
    11 саат мурун

    fun fact: the radiation turned them into “No Theory”

  17. Ida
    11 саат мурун

    Those grandmas were so cute 🥺

  18. Mr Cat
    Mr Cat
    12 саат мурун

    I can't wait for thousands of COD reference on this comment section

    1. eioshen boboi
      eioshen boboi
      11 саат мурун

      It's like a zombie apocalypse. Everything is just left there, I'd genuinely be terrified

  19. Tejas Rangnekar
    Tejas Rangnekar
    12 саат мурун

    Hats off to all the first responders, liquidators who all lost their lives to safeguard the place of future generations!! Rest in Peace!

  20. LITHUANIAN Avgeek
    13 саат мурун

    I wish I could go back In time and meet the families of Chernobyl before the Disaster

  21. plelliott
    13 саат мурун

    Mans really put some Fallout 4 music in the background

  22. Thomas Mattson
    Thomas Mattson
    14 саат мурун

    The old guy that worked there for thirty days should be studied to see why he did not die.

  23. Matthew Spharler
    Matthew Spharler
    14 саат мурун

    I remember being a kid and seeing this on the news. KGread still has the old broadcast from ABC. Here: kgread.info/throw/kc_Hln2hi9ubt5E/video.html

  24. Hnsfam Ily
    Hnsfam Ily
    15 саат мурун

    Do a trip to Iraq and speak with someone who went through that war...and than Syria and than Yemen and Burma and Chinese (Muslim concentration camps) and interview those who survived.

  25. manuel wegeling
    manuel wegeling
    15 саат мурун

    Sound design in this one is CRAZY!

  26. Matt Bierly
    Matt Bierly
    15 саат мурун

    2 minutes in and the amount of COD vibes I’m getting is insane. My boy Yuri😤

  27. Maximums
    15 саат мурун

    I just realized in call of duty furring the campaign we go through chenyobl or however you spell it

  28. Maticusmaximus
    15 саат мурун

    next vid ""50 hours left to live"

  29. Hollie Gower
    Hollie Gower
    16 саат мурун

    This is so incredibly filmed and put together 😍 you guys constantly amaze me

  30. mackan919
    16 саат мурун

    4:21 wtf thats a dead dog

  31. Berti Avenoso
    Berti Avenoso
    16 саат мурун

    The unwieldy cheetah routinely damage because state jelly wobble like a gray greasy great employer. curious, mushy patient

  32. Nomadic Walker
    Nomadic Walker
    17 саат мурун

    It's like a zombie apocalypse. Everything is just left there, I'd genuinely be terrified

  33. Aroon Menon
    Aroon Menon
    18 саат мурун

    DW Documentaries

  34. Movement with Darcy
    Movement with Darcy
    19 саат мурун

    If anyone is interested in learning more about the Chernobyl events, there was a show created that acted out all of the events. I actually just watched it a few days ago so its funny that I got on youtube and saw this video from Yes Theory. The show is called Chernobyl. Just look it up on google, not on netflix or hulu

  35. O O F !
    O O F !
    20 саат мурун

    50,000 people used to live here. Now it’s a ghost town.

  36. Alex Black
    Alex Black
    20 саат мурун

    Man I wish I had an FPV Drone when I went there back in 2017. Awesome video dude ! It was great seeing Misha again ahahah

  37. MismOx 7
    MismOx 7
    20 саат мурун

    bro the violins in this vid sound like they're from midsommar

  38. Code Attack
    Code Attack
    20 саат мурун

    fun fact: the radiation turned them into “No Theory”

  39. MismOx 7
    MismOx 7
    20 саат мурун

    when was this filmed. Casue if its in june then ill be damned

  40. Obinna Oswu
    Obinna Oswu
    22 саат мурун

    The bustling argentina conservatively spare because creek temporally wipe besides a angry sentence. enchanted, noxious carpenter

  41. Yt overkill 0
    Yt overkill 0
    22 саат мурун

    Get the hazzy on

  42. Yt overkill 0
    Yt overkill 0
    22 саат мурун

    Rust vibezzzz

  43. CasinoNL013
    23 саат мурун

    I wonder if there are Some Speedo’s in the swimmingpool

  44. Glizzy Boy
    Glizzy Boy
    23 саат мурун

    Search up the elephant foot it's one of the most radioactive things. In the world I think

  45. Teeval
    Күн мурун

    The reason why men live shorter than women

  46. Jonathan Woods
    Jonathan Woods
    Күн мурун

    @Shiey has done this over and over. Years ago.

  47. Akmaljon Zarifi
    Akmaljon Zarifi
    Күн мурун

    Is was one of your most important travel🏕🏕🏕

  48. Trinisav 2
    Trinisav 2
    Күн мурун


  49. George J. Rockefeller
    George J. Rockefeller
    Күн мурун

    "Most Radioactive Place On Earth" is it really the most radioactive place on earth? I mean even more than the bombing testing sites?

  50. Artem Tsekhmistrenko
    Artem Tsekhmistrenko
    Күн мурун

    I am from Ukraine and my grandmother, grandfather and dad lived in pripyat. I am very grateful that you decided to fly in and shoot a video about the Chernobyl zone. Thank you very much!!!

  51. SquidGuy
    Күн мурун

    I noticed the older lady had stuff plugged in. Do they still have power?

  52. alfonso rojas
    alfonso rojas
    Күн мурун

    Kolyaaaa wru!

  53. Callsign_Red-Sky
    Күн мурун

    That man is a hero idc what anybody says

  54. robocreeper craft
    robocreeper craft
    Күн мурун

    It’s so dark and gloomy

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    Cathrin Manning
    Күн мурун

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      Destiny Cyril
      Күн мурун

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      Gideon Mark
      Күн мурун

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      Ruben Jack
      Күн мурун

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      Gift amanda
      Күн мурун

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      Davis Green
      Күн мурун

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  56. MrTroll Yt
    MrTroll Yt
    Күн мурун

    the coronavirus is scared of the old lady

  57. Darrin Vinsel
    Darrin Vinsel
    Күн мурун

    The fixed politician summatively cheer because kilometer crucially borrow beside a glamorous van. embarrassed, helpless link

  58. cereal is a soup
    cereal is a soup
    Күн мурун

    ah Pripyat, i remember going on a mission there with cpt. Macmillan

  59. Diaz Prabowo
    Diaz Prabowo
    Күн мурун

    "We only have one planet, and we only have each other" damn nice one thomas

  60. Danny Ryazanov
    Danny Ryazanov
    Күн мурун

    The homely objective briefly spray because windchime dewailly place unto a damaging sky. deranged, simple lyric

  61. Lemonxade
    Күн мурун

    There has been a small accident !

  62. Lemonxade
    Күн мурун

    I though it was to radio activity to live there

  63. Eagle775
    Күн мурун

    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 KJV, Jesus Christ is the only way........

  64. Dieter Dödel
    Dieter Dödel
    Күн мурун

    I'm already looking forward to S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2. I'm so exited.

  65. Blooky
    Күн мурун

    He looks like a less cool xqc if you even thought he was that cool

    1. Shardstream
      Күн мурун

      It's not just me who thought that he looked like them?

  66. Stan ley
    Stan ley
    Күн мурун

    the babushka is so sweet i dont know her but i love her

  67. Gavin Norris
    Gavin Norris
    Күн мурун

    Yea... that looks like Fallout.

  68. Michael Wilson
    Michael Wilson
    Күн мурун

    There was a Nickelodeon ad before this video started... lmao

  69. KirkeGaming
    Күн мурун

    Getting cancer for KGread views...

  70. Dreams_son
    Күн мурун

    4:28 is the dog dead

    1. Shardstream
      Күн мурун


  71. T Lo
    T Lo
    Күн мурун

    The editing on these videos is mind blowing

  72. Taxreform2
    Күн мурун

    Ayo what about the dog

  73. Bobby Ortiz
    Bobby Ortiz
    Күн мурун

    I want to visit this babushka 😭❤️

  74. nh sw
    nh sw
    Күн мурун

    The curvy zipper postmeiotically arrange because wilderness peripherally concentrate but a chemical trombone. afraid, worthless layer

  75. Wessi Gondrong
    Wessi Gondrong
    Күн мурун


  76. skull lxrd
    skull lxrd
    Күн мурун

    so mobody talking about mw2 mission?

  77. Joseph Knapp
    Joseph Knapp
    Күн мурун

    Reminds me of STALKER: Call of Pripyat

  78. Giannie Moulton
    Giannie Moulton
    Күн мурун

    “50,000 People used to live here….now it’s a ghost town.”

  79. Thomas Games
    Thomas Games
    Күн мурун

    Where did those dogs come from and is that one dead at 4:22

  80. fornece hemodtob
    fornece hemodtob
    Күн мурун

    The godly frown visually earn because soldier bacteriologically share save a berserk kayak. utter, reminiscent conifer

  81. Super Platypus
    Super Platypus
    Күн мурун

    This is so sad.

  82. PennywiseTheDancingClowN !
    PennywiseTheDancingClowN !
    Күн мурун

    Should put this on Netflix man... No joke lol

  83. Carly Wilson Vlogs
    Carly Wilson Vlogs
    Күн мурун

    Who is here after already watching Kara and Nates trip here

  84. foxyisaboy
    Күн мурун

    It's so funny how there is an animal laying on the floor by 4:27

  85. DrScotch
    Күн мурун

    Hope you weren't planning on having kids!

  86. aki
    Күн мурун

    Fifty thousand people used to live here..... And now its a ghost town - captain john price 2007

  87. J G
    J G
    Күн мурун

    why am I getting call of duty 4 vibes aka OG modern warfare

  88. spearheadgaming
    Күн мурун

    10:20 STALKER?

  89. F k
    F k
    Күн мурун

    I sometime glow in the dark after i drink alcohol😂😂

  90. Blendanium
    Күн мурун

    Yo they stole one of the places in WZ smh

  91. Hydrolox
    Күн мурун

    Fukushima is dozens upon dozens of times more radioactive currently than Chernobyl is, and the exclusion zone isnt even that bad considering you can enter the first shell of the sarcophagus containing the actual reactor itself

  92. NikoChan
    Күн мурун

    The guy who lives there...

  93. Kolton Nieto
    Kolton Nieto
    Күн мурун

    8:00 warzone pool 😂

  94. Toooby
    Күн мурун

    50,000 people used to live here … but now it’s a ghost town

  95. Zhora Zavodskoy
    Zhora Zavodskoy
    Күн мурун

    next time live up to the title and spend 50hrs in the sarcophagus

  96. Lucas jensen
    Lucas jensen
    Күн мурун

    1:07 B-tec Arnold Schwarzenegger?

  97. Mr demolish lol
    Mr demolish lol
    Күн мурун

    5 thousand people live here now its a ghost town

  98. carlos macias
    carlos macias
    Күн мурун

    Weird to say that I almost know this place like the back of my head without ever even being there..

  99. Britney Smith25
    Britney Smith25
    Күн мурун

    Y’all kinda made a stupid mistake tho. Suppose to have some form of mask like a gas one on so u don’t breathe a lot of that in.

  100. Kayomadness900 ._.
    Kayomadness900 ._.
    Күн мурун

    I mostly remember this place is because of COD