The city of Pripyat and Chernobyl is located in modern day northern Ukraine. Back in 1970 that wasn't the case. In 1970, it was loacted in the southern Soviet Union. The city was kept secret from the world, housing the Soviet Union's most advanced nuclear technology. This technology was put to use in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant provided power to it's adjacent city of Pripyat as well as other Soviet territories. The city of Pripyat was a very nice town by Soviet standards. It included the iconic Soviet housing blocks as well as many other luxuries that the people of Pripyat could enjoy.