The channel believes that the series from HBO “has awakened another wave of interest in the tragedy.”
Channel One announced on June 22 a documentary film about the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The channel believes that the series from HBO “has awakened another wave of interest in the tragedy.” About this TJ reported the press service of Channel One.
According to the channel, their film “reproduces the exact sequence of events on the fateful night of April 25-26, 1986” and tells “as it was in reality.”
The history of the helicopter feat, which made the most important thing, is almost unknown: they stopped the chain reaction and bombarded the reactor with a thick layer of sand and lead. They flew 1,000 sorties a day, without first having lead protection, hovering at a height of 200 meters above the reactor.
Channel One press service
The authors promised to tell why Valery Legasov, a member of the government commission to investigate the causes and mitigate the consequences of the accident, committed suicide. “In his deathbed story, he mentioned the names of those who are actually involved in the Chernobyl disaster,” – said in a statement the press service.