Russia is making its own ‘Chernobyl’ that will blame the CIA

Moscow Times. The nuclear disaster occurred in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat in 1986 and took the lives of at least 31 people after a failed safety test on one of the reactors. The United Nations haslinked nearly 20,000 cases of thyroid cancer in patients who were under the age of 18 at the time of the incident. No credible historical evidence points to the CIA being involved in the Chernobyl disaster. The HBO series, which focuses mainly on the Soviet Union’s coverup following the accident and the heroic actions of the plant workers, has been widely praised not only by Americans but by Russians, as well.KinoPoisk, Russia’s equivalent to IMDb, currently lists the show with a 9.1 rating. The …