My Memory of Chernobyl

Last April marked the thirty-third anniversary of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.  This date is devoted to many publications of memories from participants in the aftermath of the accident and ordinary residents who lived close to the site of the tragedy.  The release of the series Chernobyl on HBO caused a sensation not only in the U.S. but also in Ukraine.  Judging by the reviews in the Ukrainian segment of Twitter, the film made a massive impression on Ukrainians.  They note its veracity and attention to small details. I also have my memories of the Chernobyl disaster, although I was far from the scene of the event.  In the fall of 1985, I was called to serve in the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union.  I want to remind you that in the Soviet Union, there was obligatory military service for men from the age of 18.  I was enlisted into the civil defense regiment located in the Carpathian Military...(Read Full Article)