Chernobyl Disaster

Chernobyl Disaster

On 26th April 1986, the Chernobyl disaster took the Soviet Union, as well as the rest of the world, by storm. It is, by far, considered the deadliest nuclear power plant accident in history. The battle to avert the catastrophe and contain the contamination involved well above 500,000 workers and cost an estimated 18 billion rubles (the Ukrainian currency at that time). Thirty one deaths are … [Read more...]