The Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place on 26 April 1986, at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. This tragedy impacted more than a nation. It had worldwide repercussions and much larger impact than most people imagine. Not only was it wide-ranging, but also very long-lasting. After the terrible incident, which you probably learned about if you watched HBO’s miniseries on the subject, many people lost their lives and even more people suffered lifelong repercussions. Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was left in ruins, but what happened?
If you are curious to discover about the people responsible for the Chernobyl nuclear tragedy, here is a list of those who played a role in this terrible disaster.
Anatoly Dyatlov was the deputy chief engineer. He was the one in charge of supervising the test and insisted the operators continue when the reactor power slipped to 30 MW.