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What HBO Got Wrong

No one told rookie troops to shoot cows in Chernobyl and the miners there never worked naked, Major General Nikolai Tarakanov, who headed the real ‘liquidators’ in 1986. He received a high dose of radiation while in charge of the troops working to decontaminate the ill-fated power plant.

Major General Tarakanov instructing his troops during the Chernobyl liquidation effort.

Soldiers in protective gear working at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Miners digging the tunnel under the damaged Chernobyl nuclear power plant reactor. < - Full Docu in Russian.


Post specific times for those videos. No one has time to watch 20 minutes to see one quote that supposedly proves a point.