Meet the authors:
Kirill Stepanets (1988)
Stalker, researcher of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and Kyiv underground, tour guide, blogger. Graduated from the Higher Printing Vocational School (2007), Academy of Managers of Culture and Art (2013).
Author of the books “Chernobyl Zone Through a Stalker’s Eyes”, “Hidden Kyiv”, and others.
Victoria Ugryumova (1967)
Writer, essayist, genealogist, screenwriter. Author of 29 fiction and non-fiction books with a total circulation of 400,000 copies (foreign publications included), winner of Russian and international book awards. Screenwriter for “The Joker” (2010) and other television series. Author of articles and essays about Kyiv and its people. Contributor to numerous Sky Horse Publishing House projects.
Denis Vishnevskiy (1978)
Head of the radioecological monitoring group “Ecocenter.” He graduated from the biology department of International Solomon University. He has been working in the Exclusion Zone since 2000.
Co-author of the books “Chernobyl Zone Through a Stalker’s Eyes” and “Chernobyl: Real World.” He has collaborated with Animal Planet and National Geographic.
Sergey Paskevich (1972)
Graduated from the Ukrainian State Agrarian University. Candidate of Biological Sciences; Senior Researcher at the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He has been working in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone since 1995. Author of more than 60 publications. Expert on radiation safety and environmental protection.
Creator of a Chernobyl Exclusion Zone GPS guidebook for smartphones. Author of the book “Chernobyl: Real World” and co-author of “Chernobyl Zone Through a Stalker’s Eyes.”