A view at the main square of Pryp'yat'. Pryp'yat 'is a ghost town in the Ukrainian oblast of Kiev about 15 km from the border with Belarus. It was founded on 2/4/1970 and was a closed city, not accessible to people outside. Pryp'yat', a city with 55000 inhabitants, was evacuated in 1986 by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. At the distance the nuclear power plant.