Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

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E abandoned homes and playgrounds beyond the barbed wire of the kilometer Exclusion Zone the rusting graveyards of contaminated trucks and helicopters the farmland lashed with black in Chernobyl The ePUB rain the event fixed for all time the notion of radiation as an invisible killerChernobyl was also a key event in in Chernobyl The Untold Story PDF/EPUB or the destruction of the Soviet Union and with it the United States’ victory in the Cold War For Moscow it was a political and in Chernobyl The Untold Story PDF/EPUB or financial catastrophe as much as an environmental and scientific one With a total cost of billion rubles—at the time euivalent to billion—Chernobyl bankrupted an already teetering economy and revealed to its population a stat.

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Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterE built upon a pillar of lies The full story of the events that started that night in the control room of Reactor No of the VI Lenin Nuclear Power Plant has never been told—until now Through two decades of reporting new archival information and firsthand interviews with witnesses journalist Adam Higginbotham tells the full dramatic story including Alexander Akimov and Anatoli Dyatlov who represented the best and worst of Soviet life; denizens of a vanished world of secret policemen internal passports food lines and heroic self sacrifice for the Motherland Midnight in Chernobyl award worthy nonfiction that reads like sci fi shows not only the final epic struggle of a dying empire but also the story of individual heroism and desperate ingenious technical improvisation joining forces against a new kind of enemy.

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  • Beata

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterHaving read several books on this catastrophe I was tempted yet again to learn about the disaster which affected directly among others my country to a still unknown degree The Midnight in Chernobyl is one of the best non fiction that you can read in order to obtain the most insightful and detailed account into the reasons behind the explosion but it offers The Author tells the story of the nuclear ambitions during the communist era in t


  • Beverly

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterSurreal and demoralizing Midnight in Chernobyl tells the true story of the worst nuclear accident in the history of the world This statement by one of the officers from the Department of Internal Affairs of the former USSR sums it up He wrote in the official log on that horrible morning about six hours after the explosion at 707 am that The situation is normal The radiation level is rising These two opposing statements tell the story of a group of bureaucrats so invested in their careers and frozen by shock that the manager of the plant never gave the order to evacua


  • Nataliya

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterI’ve been deeply fascinated with Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Explosion ever since I read Svetlana Alexievich’s


  • Jenna

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterHad you asked me a week ago what I know about Chernobyl I'd have been able to muster only one short phrase A nuclear accident in the former Soviet Union I couldn't have told you anything than that When my friend Beata reviewed this book I realised how ignorant I was on this topic The review was enticing and I decided to read this book How happy I am that I did Shout out to Beata Midnight in Chernobyl reads like an apocalypti


  • Yun

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Evgeny Velikhov asked Deputy Minister Silayev to call Gorbachev with a message Tell him that our outhouse is overflowing and they'll have to climb a mountain of shit Midnight in Chernobyl is a compr


  • Matthew

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterGrowing up during the 80s and the final stages of the cold war I remember many big defining stories in the 80s and early 90s Reagan vs Gorbachev The arms race The fall of the Berlin Wall But probably the biggest event with the longest lasting impact is the Chernobyl disasterWhile the Berlin Wall falling was a big deal and has had a lasting impact on the political climate in Europe there are very few remaining sections some memorials but any lasting visible impact is mainly relegated to history


  • Greta

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterChernobyl The thriller like account of the disaster and it‘s aftermath On 25 April 1986 the technicians prepared to do a routine maintenance test at Chernobyl’s reactor No 4 designed to showcase the Soviet Union’s scientific prowess The purpose of the test was to simulate what would happen during an electrical blackout The senior engineer Leonid Toptunov was in the control room and began to power downFor a few seconds everything was normal But then there was a roar and the plant began to tremble A shift overseer watched with astonishment how the reactor’s fuel caps st


  • Nick Borrelli

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterThe Chernobyl disaster is an event that has fascinated me over the past couple of decades I was in my early teens when it actually happened and although I remember seeing the news stories about the disaster on TV being an adolescent at the time with an adolescent's priorities it didn't really register with me As I've gotten older I have become interested in reading about historical events that took place either before I was born or when I was too young to fully appreciate the significance of them I've read a couple of books about Chernobyl in t


  • mindful.librarian ☀️

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterRiveting horrifying absolutely STELLAR reporting I have always been fascinated in horror at the Chernobyl disaster and this book was JUST what I needed to wrap my mind around it The only criticism I can possibly think of is that I would have loved even MORE pictures but I was able to find tons on The Atlantic and Nat Geo and Time online to fulfill my need for visual confirmation What I found even fascinating about this account than the many articles I had read previously was the detailed analysis of the role that the Soviet culture and politics played in the cause of the disaster and the impact that disaster had on the downfall of the Soviet empireI can’t recommend this book highly enough FYI I have zero background knowledge of n


  • Melki

    Summary ¸ Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear DisasterThe worst nuclear disaster in history occurred April 26th 1986 in northern Ukraine Chernobyl's deputy chief engineer for science was the first to call back He calmly explained what he knew Unit Four had been taken off line for routine maintenance and some kind of electrical tests were being carried out; exactly what he couldn't say During those tests an accident had occurredBut w