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Chernobyl HeroesThey eliminated the nuclear disaster with the cost of their life
April 26, 1986. Chernobyl disaster happens. Nuclear power plant explodes. Radionuclides are ejected to the atmosphere.
116 thousands inhabitants of polluted areas evacuated, leaving their homes and belongings forever
It took 600 thousands people work to eliminate the effects of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
Dosimetrists working at the field in Chernobyl area, studying the pollution level
They were given lead aprons, gas masks and boot covers as protection from radiation a human body is unable to bear
31 eliminator died of radiation sickness and burns during Chernobyl disaster elimination works
Thousands eliminators died later, due to the radiation impact on their organisms
USSR authorities didnt even tell them what was going on. They didnt leave an option to refuse, either.
Sacrifice of thousands saved millions.
Their work made the disaster stop its spread.
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