Which, in my opinion, were from the ranks of the KGB, then the Gosplan, and therefore ultimately the Politburo. [–]DefamedPrawn 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago (1 child). When she realized he wasn't at the treeline, she insisted on going back to look for him. [–]ppitm 34 points35 points36 points 4 months ago (4 children). Listen to his conversation on Science Friday here. [–]Kashmir33 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago (0 children). Episode 1 follows "The Truth about Chernobyl" almost verbatim, and Medvedev (its author) is unique in having time to interview Akimov/Toptunov, since he was in the same hospital with them and for the same reason. There was no way for the operators to accurately follow this parameter, they were more or less flying blind. She didn't outright say it, but it did seem like she inferred he was vilified to be the fall guy. What is important is WOULD SOMEONE ELSE DO BETTER IN HIS PLACE? and join one of thousands of communities. It should be noted that there's not so much disagreements around HBO's Bryukhanov lack of depth and complexity. The events of HBO's Chernobyl are rooted in the historic 1986 disaster, in which a Soviet nuclear reactor exploded, contaminated the surrounding … Gazin, Tregub and Metlenko all said that there were no loud arguments, no recriminations over the drop in power or threats over raising it again. It is possible that alot of Chernobyl survivors have seen the TV series and didn't agree with it.. same goes for Dyatolv's family. A subreddit to discuss and research Chernobyl Disaster that happened on the night of April 26, 1986. He was a villain in the piece, but not THE villain. The KGB character says it himself-- "we will have our heroes, we will have our villains, we will have our truth". [–]Szudar 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children), He lived with wife and had adult daughter when he wrote his book in early 1990s, [–]cold_reptile 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago (0 children), I bet they were on the toilet as well as him that time, so they cannot answer this question, unfortunately... #kappa, [–]Soupcon_ 0 points1 point2 points 2 months ago (0 children). Ignatenko was also portrayed to scream and writhe in pain but in actual fact he was brave and dealt with it. [–]Witty-username4203.6 Roentgen 16 points17 points18 points 4 months ago (2 children), Yeah she was most angry about how she didn’t know anything about the show to an extent in the interview I will link she was saying she was called about it but wasn’t given much info. Remember that to even get near a job in somewhere like Chernobyl, you had to be pretty much impeccable. and several compelling pieces of evidence to the contrary. What no one seems to have any grasp of is what the actual decisions were, and why they were irresponsible, or not. Meme submissions must be marked with the "m" link flair, or they may be removed without notice. That's supposedly what the real Dyatlov was like. [–]Panzerkwk40 4 points5 points6 points 4 months ago (0 children), [–]smoledman 1 point2 points3 points 3 months ago (2 children), [–]Silverwhite2 1 point2 points3 points 2 months ago (1 child), [–]smoledman 2 points3 points4 points 2 months ago (0 children). That moment someone says something so stupid that it actually makes you squint. Rendered by PID 1398 on r2-app-04687c972eecb1d65 at 2021-01-01 01:09:03.434719+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: US. The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986, at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.There had been 160 personnel on duty in the two power plant complexes during the night of 25 to 26 April, including technicians and maintenance personnel of the various departments. The story of the world’s biggest man-made disaster has appealed to both the audience and the critics – the miniseries has been watched by about a million viewers, it has received lots of reviews internationally. It's easy to see how someone like this would generate such radically different opinions of them. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. It's one thing to display someone inaccurately, but when that inaccuracy is something important to they way they view a person, then it's very important to them. 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