The accident at the Chernobyl NPP, 1986, godfat: Valery Zufarov, Vladimir Repik / TASS
The commander of military units during liquidation of consequences of the Chernobyl disaster, major-General Nikolai Tarakanov in an interview with RT told about his attitude to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR Boris Shcherbina and chemist Valery Legasov, whose images are the main heroes of the popular series “Chernobyl”, the American channel HBO.
According to him, after Legasov and nick arrived at the scene of the accident, “they forgot about the people, about everything that was around us.” They did not understand what the consequences occurring for people. In the end, because of this, the population adjacent to the accident site territories not notified about the incident within 36 hours.
According to Tarakanov, the blame for this lies on the person Boris Shcherbina. However, he notes that he knew the Chairman of the Council of Ministers is very nice and close.
General Nikolai Tarakanov participated in liquidation of consequences of the Chernobyl accident. In the TV series his role was played by British actor Ralph Ineson. According to Tarakanov, the words were shown in the series one-to-one, and speaking about the game of Alesana, he said that he did not even something to complain about.
The accident at the Chernobyl NPP occurred on 26 April 1986, and became one of the biggest manmade disasters in history. The explosion at the fourth power unit of station there was a release of radioactive substances were exposed more than eight million inhabitants of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. Radioactive contamination had affected 14 Russian regions. Set up around the plant exclusion zone, which includes the city of Pripyat, Chernobyl and 74 villages.
The story of this disaster was filmed by Director Johan Renkom in the mini-series the American TV channel HBO’s “Chernobyl”. This show was in first place ranking show of all time, which received the highest rating of viewers.
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