Hours after the world’s worst nuclear accident, engineer Oleksiy Breus entered the control room of the No. 4 reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. A member of staff at the plant from 1982, he became a witness to the immediate aftermath on the morning of 26 April 1986. The story of the reactor’s catastrophic explosion, as told in an HBO/Sky miniseries, has received the highest ever score for a TV show on the film website IMDB. Russians and Ukrainians have watched it via the internet, and it has had a favourable rating on Russian film site Kinopoisk. Mr Breus worked with many of the individuals portrayed and has given his verdict of the series.
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