Monday, September 22, 2014

Disastrous Nuclear Accident In Chernobyl Ukraine - What Really Happened?

The Chernobyl disaster, was a disastrous nuclear accident that happened on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear reactor in Ukraine (then officially the Ukrainian SSR), which was under the direct territory of the central authorities of the Soviet Union. An explosion and also fire launched large amounts of radioactive fragments right into the atmosphere, which spread out much of the western USSR and Europe.

Chernobyl Documentary
The Chernobyl catastrophe is the worst nuclear reactor accident in history in terms of cost as well as casualties, as well as is among simply 2 identified as a level 7 event (the maximum category) on the International Nuclear Event Scale. The battle to contain the contamination and prevent a higher disaster inevitably involved over 500,000 employees and also set you back a approximated 18 billion rubles (18 billion $USD). During the crash itself 31 people died, and also long-term effects such as deformities as well as cancers cells are still accounted to.

The disaster started during a systems test on Saturday, 26 April 1986 at reactor number 4 of the Chernobyl plant, which is near the city of Pripyat as well as in proximity to the administrative border with Belarus as well as the Dnieper stream. 


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