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The Terrifying Reasons We’re Confronting The Chernobyl Disaster Right Now

The Terrifying Reasons We’re Confronting The Chernobyl Disaster Right Now

Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatised the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, is part of a string of major works that have revisited the Chernobyl catastrophe this year.