On April 26 1986, there was a tremendous amount of radio active fallout in the air that made people have to flee from the area, and still to this day the area is still inhabitable. Workers lack of knowledge of reacting physics and engineering. As well as lackof experience and training caused the accident
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The Cherynobl accident was a direct consequence of Cold War isolation and the resulting lack of any safety culture.
30 workers were killed on the day of the accident. 2 were killed on impact of the actual explosion.
Chernobyl was a ramrod against the Soviet Union's whole system of obfuscation and secrecy. It reinforced the value of glasnost or openness in the mind of the Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. It only caused tension within the Soviet Union itself.