MOSCOW (AFP): A group of teenagers wanders through abandoned classrooms, clambers up a rusted wheel and stands on the roof of an apartment block topped with letters reading ‘Glory to the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’. The eerie scenes come from ‘Chernobyl. The Exclusion Zone’, a new Russian teen drama that retells the story to a generation with no memories of the world’s worst civilian nuclear disaster, in 1986. The show airing from this month follows a group of teenagers on a roadtrip to Pripyat.

, the nuclear plant workers’ town evacuated after the disaster.