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Serhii Plokhy’s Baillie Gifford Award-winning Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy serves as both history and warning. A masterful account of the 1986 catastrophe from one of the leading historians of our time, Chernobyl’s achievement is to document both the human and historical dimensions of this tragedy, detailing the heartbreaking and heroic actions of the local people in the immediate aftermath of the meltdown, and its epic fallout – actual and political – for the Soviet Union, and the role it played in its demise.

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