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Former Director of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant Igor Gramotkin criticized the American TV series “Chernobyl” because of the abundance of “branchy cranberry”. The opinion he expressed in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”, reports “Interfax”.
According to Gramotkin, from the series the impression that all major decisions to eliminate the accident at Chernobyl was made in a drunken stupor, as “all people with glasses of vodka running around, endlessly drink.” “But it’s not!” — he stressed.
Criticism of the former Director of the station also called shots with naked miners, who dig a tunnel. “Yes, indeed, the conditions were unbearable, was the heat under 50 degrees, people worked in harsh conditions. But it should not be”, — he said.
Gramotkin also added that the accident was the feat of the Soviet people, not “to swing”.
In addition, he noted that it is necessary to allow everyone to visit the Chernobyl zone. “This is an important element of overcoming the same radio-phobia. People need to see that even such exorbitant accident people in a position to win,” said the former Director of the Chernobyl NPP.
Gramotkin worked at Chernobyl for 30 years, since 1988, in 2005-2018, he was Director of the station. In July 2018 he decided to leave his position because of a conflict with the leadership of the Ministry of ecology of Ukraine.
Premiere of “Chernobyl” a joint production of the UK and the USA took place on HBO on may 6. In five series describes the explosion that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl NPP and its consequences.
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