Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Chernobyl disaster in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Chernobyl disaster. When a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in April 1986, nobody could have known just how devastating the effects would be. Thousands of people died as a result of the catastrophe and even today the surrounding areas are considered uninhabitable. But what makes Chernobyl even more shocking is the mystery that clouds it. The government's attempts to cover up the accident and the unknown long term-effects of radiation mean that the story of Chernobyl is far from finished.
In just 50 minutes you will:
o Learn what happened at the Chernobyl nuclear plant and why the reactor exploded
o Understand why the disaster had such catastrophic effects in Ukraine and the surrounding areas
o Analyse the actions of the employees and the government and learn how they tried to hide the truth about the accident
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