Is this the most polluted place on Earth? The Russian lake where an hour on the beach would kill you
Lake Karachay was a dumping ground for one of the Soviet Union’s biggest nuclear weapons facilities
A string of accidents and disasters has left the surrounding regime completely contaminated with radioactive waste
Yeah, the place is badly polluted. Quite possibly it is the most polluted place on Earth. Drove past it once, my escort and driver notably insisting that we had to wind the windows up.
Do note that it wasn’t capitalism or the pursuit of profit that caused it though. State planning entirely responsible.