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(Daily Star)   Chernobyl secret documents released for first time in 34 years from the world's biggest-ever nuclear accident show that the Soviet cover-up was bigger than thought. It happened before the time they said it did and had already spread across Europe (possible nsfw content on page)   (dailystar.co.uk) divider line
    More: Interesting, Chernobyl disaster, Secret documents, Ukrainian secret service, nuclear disaster, nuclear accident, SBU's press centre, Soviet officials, new book  
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3871 clicks; posted to Main » on 29 Jun 2020 at 4:20 PM (6 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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6 days ago  
48 votes:
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6 days ago  
33 votes:
Some of the documents featured in the new book allegedly say accidents happened at the plant even before the accident.

That's some fine writing there, Lou.
 
6 days ago  
29 votes:

vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up. We learned at a young age that honesty and accountability can solve problems quickly and circumvent larger, longer drawn out issues...


As you grow older you learn the true wisdom.
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6 days ago  
24 votes:
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6 days ago  
23 votes:
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6 days ago  
11 votes:
So it was never great, and always terrible?
 
6 days ago  
10 votes:
The person who released these better hope they don't get a S.T.A.L.K.E.R on the Metro...
 
6 days ago  
8 votes:
Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up. We learned at a young age that honesty and accountability can solve problems quickly and circumvent larger, longer drawn out issues...

But a sea of grown-ass adults can't do the same? Covid wouldn't have been so horrible. Chernobyl wouldn't have been so horrible. Pretty much every major incident past and present wouldn't have been so horrible. Pride is a weak source of vigor.
 
6 days ago  
7 votes:
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Peanut butter and graphite sandwich, anyone?
 
6 days ago  
6 votes:

Jake Havechek: Alien Robot: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.

It worked for Obama didn't it?

[citation needed]


No, it's not.
_You_ know what he covered up.
 
6 days ago  
5 votes:
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6 days ago  
5 votes:

OlderGuy: rcain: OlderGuy: Well, we now where Xi got his domination plans from...   don't think Covid is an accident.

Do you always hurp so hard when you derp?

Annd a typical lib response.... go back to your playground, child.


ya... typical "Lib" response. A "lib" being anyone that is even remotely "left" of being a white nationalist cretin who doesn't jerk off daily to FOX, OANN and other right wing propaganda outlets

Keep on keeping on spewingyour precious "talking points" without a shred of proof to back it up, clown child
 
6 days ago  
5 votes:

vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.


It worked for Obama didn't it?
 
6 days ago  
4 votes:
That article was terrible.  Not. Great.  Terrible.
 
6 days ago  
4 votes:

rcain: OlderGuy: Well, we now where Xi got his domination plans from...   don't think Covid is an accident.

Do you always hurp so hard when you derp?


Annd a typical lib response.... go back to your playground, child.
 
6 days ago  
4 votes:

OlderGuy: Well, we now where Xi got his domination plans from...   don't think Covid is an accident.


Do you always hurp so hard when you derp?
 
6 days ago  
3 votes:

vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up. We learned at a young age that honesty and accountability can solve problems quickly and circumvent larger, longer drawn out issues...

But a sea of grown-ass adults can't do the same? Covid wouldn't have been so horrible. Chernobyl wouldn't have been so horrible. Pretty much every major incident past and present wouldn't have been so horrible. Pride is a weak source of vigor.


As far as trump is concerned:

His primary rules are: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.

/Sadly, it's actually not a quote about trump... It was the psychological analysis the US wrote about Hitler.
 
6 days ago  
3 votes:

vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up. We learned at a young age that honesty and accountability can solve problems quickly and circumvent larger, longer drawn out issues...

But a sea of grown-ass adults can't do the same? Covid wouldn't have been so horrible. Chernobyl wouldn't have been so horrible. Pretty much every major incident past and present wouldn't have been so horrible. Pride is a weak source of vigor.


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6 days ago  
3 votes:

Iczer: Kit Fister: ObscureNameHere: The person who released these better hope they don't get a S.T.A.L.K.E.R on the Metro...

I'm replaying Stalker via Call of Chernobyl, so I'm getting a kick, etc. etc.

I have at least one of that series on Steam and can't play it for very long. Radiation is one of those things that scares the ever loving shiat out of me. I know it's everywhere in minute levels and isn't always lethal, but the way it kills just completely farks with me. About 30 minutes into the game and I get to an anomalous zone and that Geiger counter starts rapidly ticking away...


It's only 3.6 Roentgen. And there's no graphite on the ground.
 
6 days ago  
3 votes:

GrogSmash: Nobody in Peculiar: Back in the 90s, I worked with a Ukrainian guy who was actively involved in the cleanup at Chernobyl. He was saying all of this back then.

So long since dead then...


don't dead open inside
 
6 days ago  
3 votes:

Alien Robot: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.

It worked for Obama didn't it?


Plus the uppitiness.  He really brought the office down.
Shamed by a non citizen.
 
6 days ago  
3 votes:

Ivo Shandor: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up. We learned at a young age that honesty and accountability can solve problems quickly and circumvent larger, longer drawn out issues...

As you grow older you learn the true wisdom.
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"Write 3 letters"
/obscure
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:

Iczer: Kit Fister: ObscureNameHere: The person who released these better hope they don't get a S.T.A.L.K.E.R on the Metro...

I'm replaying Stalker via Call of Chernobyl, so I'm getting a kick, etc. etc.

I have at least one of that series on Steam and can't play it for very long. Radiation is one of those things that scares the ever loving shiat out of me. I know it's everywhere in minute levels and isn't always lethal, but the way it kills just completely farks with me. About 30 minutes into the game and I get to an anomalous zone and that Geiger counter starts rapidly ticking away...


In STALAKER when you die of radiation they need to have a microwave ding.
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:

whatisaidwas: Jake Havechek: Alien Robot: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.

It worked for Obama didn't it?

[citation needed]

No, it's not.
_You_ know what he covered up.


Maybe I'm wrong, but wouldn't a good cover-up preclude that?

This is Obamma after all, not the Orange Monkey.
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:

Alien Robot: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.

It worked for Obama didn't it?


[citation needed]
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:
No shiat.

The record of national governments (all of them, not just Russia and China and us) being truthful about disasters is not confidence-inspiring.

What I've learned from "9/11," Katrina, the current disaster of an administration is, whatever is going on, assume the government knew about it before it became public, and it's worse than they are letting on.
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:
I was stationed in W.Germany at the time, I remember the street markets being empty and people staying inside more. Strange days indeed.
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:
FUKOOOOOOOV!!!
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:
yes.. The Star has all the troothiness.
 
6 days ago  
2 votes:

ObscureNameHere: The person who released these better hope they don't get a S.T.A.L.K.E.R on the Metro...


I'm replaying Stalker via Call of Chernobyl, so I'm getting a kick, etc. etc.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:
In the aftermath of Chernobyl's Reactor 4 exploding on April 26, 1986, thousands of people died from radiation poisoning or conditions related to radiation,

Stopped reading about here. There is nothing like thousands of people dead from radiation poisoning or conditions related to radiation.

There are about 60 real deaths and about as many projections with any number from low hundreds to tens of thousands, depending on which propaganda outlet one chooses to believe.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:
I'm pretty sure that Russia has learned its lesson - the benefits of transparency are obvious.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:

Jake Havechek: whatisaidwas: Jake Havechek: Alien Robot: vevolis: Why do we have to perpetually cover @#$! up.

It worked for Obama didn't it?

[citation needed]

No, it's not.
_You_ know what he covered up.

No, I'm pretty sure we all knew he was a black man who wore a tan suit a couple times and liked Dijon mustard on his burgers.


The gall of that man.  Like he owned the place.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:

AbuHashish: jim32rr: I was stationed in W.Germany at the time, I remember the street markets being empty and people staying inside more. Strange days indeed.

Boxed milk & no leafy greens weird.


I don't recall, was hanging out with your cousin (Something, Something Hashish) back then though.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Some of the documents featured in the new book allegedly say accidents happened at the plant even before the accident.

That's some fine writing there, Lou.


This is just viral marketing for Tenet trying to keep up hype for the delayed release...
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:
Well, we now where Xi got his domination plans from...   don't think Covid is an accident.
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:
I think we all know that one day a similar report will come out regarding how our government farked up the response to this pandemic. I remember when I was younger and everyone used to mock the communist countries for having such malicious and self serving leaders, and all those party members just going along with the leader and screwing over the people. It makes me think of some Bob Dylan lyrics.
"Now you don't talk so loud
Now you don't seem so proud"
 
6 days ago  
1 vote:
So... all Europeaners are radioactive scorch people?

That explains a lot.
 
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