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The Chernobyl Files: Declassified documents of the Ukrainian KGB (East View)


The collection contains reports prepared for and by a variety of Soviet and Ukrainian government agencies, such as the KGB, documenting and detailing the most important developments in the wake of the explosion of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) on April 26, 1986 in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat. It also provides internal reports and investigations on the various causes of the disaster, including the problems with the design of the NPP, and the extent of the Soviet and Ukrainian government knowledge on many of the shortcomings that made the Chernobyl meltdown not only possible but in a sense inevitable.

Provider: East View Information Services BV
Provider (Alternative): EastView
Language: Ukrainian, Russian
Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
Subject: Political Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
Keyword: Energy, Nuclear engineering, Nuclear power plants
Resource Type: Fulltext Database
Access: Subscription
Scope: Max Planck Society
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Usage Conditions: The Chernobyl Files: declassified documents of the Ukrainian KGB
The Germany-wide access to this database is enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) under the programme "Specialised Information Services" and organized by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen
Geographical Coverage: Ukraine, Soviet Union
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