Day of Remembrance of radiation accidents and catastrophes
Today is a very sad day. Day liquidators of radiation accidents and memory of the victims of these accidents and disasters appeared in the official calendar of 26 years after the Chernobyl accident. April 4, 2012, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has approved amendments to the law "On the days of glory and anniversaries Russia." First Day was celebrated Remembrance radiation accidents and katastrofah.Novaya date allows to pay tribute to the people who took part in the aftermath of accidents associated with radiation.
The most famous modern technogenic accident occurred April 26, 1986, when an explosion occurred on the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. As a result, the reactor was completely destroyed in the environment has got a huge amount of radioactive substances. The resulting cloud of radionuclides blown over much of Europe and the Soviet Union. There was the most terrible tragedy in the history of the development of the peaceful atom. From the crater of a nuclear reactor as a result of the explosion of the fourth NPP into the environment were emitted 180 tons of radioactive uranium. By his power he repeatedly surpassed explosion explosion of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima by the Americans. Cause an explosion flame hoisted above the reactor to a height of more than four kilometers. For post-disaster were called 600,000 Soviet citizens. They did everything possible to reduce the negative consequences of the accident. If not for the selfless actions of the liquidators, the consequences would have been globalized. We are grateful to the people who sacrificed themselves to reduce the consequences of the accident and we must do everything possible to help them now.
We must do everything to prevent a repetition! Let it be peaceful days of our planet! Let it be peaceful atom!