Returning to the present-day Moscow from Pripyat of 1986, Pasha sees the world changed beyond recognition. The Soviet Union never collapsed, the nuclear power plant accident happened anyway, however now the catastrophe occurred in the United States, and the country had been torn apart by a civil war ever since. But the most important thing for Pasha is that all his friends are alive in this new world, even though they have also changed beyond recognition. Pasha has no choice but gather them again, and set off for the past once more. Chernobyl 2. Exclusion Zone became the first Russian series shot in Hollywood with popular American actors.