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Ukraine has declassified new data on Chernobyl disaster

USSR authorities concealed information about three dozen nuclear power plant accidents. New documents on Chernobyl accident have been published in Ukraine The Security Service of Ukraine declassified documents of the USSR State Security Committee (KGB) on the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which took place on the night of 25-26 April 1986. In the second book of the collection "The Chernobyl dossier of the KGB. From construction to the accident" presented 229 documents, which cover the period from early 1970 to November 1986. Most of them (190) are published for the first time. Chernobyl accident, Ukraine. According to Anton Drobovych, Director of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory (UINP), new materials will help to better understand the causes of the man-made disaster. The book presents, in particular, a transcript of telephone conversations at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on the night of the accident, a copy of the first report abo