Chernobyl Liquidators

Title

Chernobyl Liquidators

Subject

Disaster Response

Description

An archival photo of Chernobyl "liquidators" involved in the initial cleanup after the nuclear disaster. These particular responders are on the roof of Reactor Three. Note the distortion at the bottom of the photograph from the high levels of radiation on site.

Creator

Igor Kostin

Source

http://chernobylgallery.com/chernobyl-disaster/liquidators/

Date

1986-1987

Format

jpeg

Type

photograph

Files

chernobyl-gallery-liquidators.jpg

Citation

Igor Kostin, “Chernobyl Liquidators,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed June 28, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/839.

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