This is coolbert:
Who would have ever thought it?
Pripyat. Ideal military training ground? Especially for urban warfare.
GROUND RADIOACTIVE FROM TERRIBLE NUCLEAR DISASTER!
From "Stripes" the original article BY WHITNEY SHEFTE AND ISABELLE KHURSHUDYAN• THE WASHINGTON POST and thanks to all parties.
"PRIPYAT, Ukraine — In a ghost town with soil still radioactive from the world’s worst nuclear disaster, members of Ukraine’s armed forces and national guard conducted combat training drills to simulate an enemy occupation in an urban area."
Additionally see this You tube video Ukrainian troops at work training Pripyat urban warfare.
"Amid the threat of a Russian invasion, Ukraine’s armed forces conducted combat and first aid training drills on Feb. 5 in an abandoned town near the site of the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. Snipers fired at wooden targets in blown-out windows to simulate an enemy occupation in an urban area."