How This Lake in Northwest Asia Got Deadlier Than Chernobyl

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[HOW THIS LAKE IN NORTHWEST ASIA GOT DEADLIER THAN CHERNOBYL]

Central Russia, 1957.

Villagers near the Southern Ural mountains were scared, they were terrified. Men claiming to be from the government had appeared out of nowhere, ordering people to leave their homes. Without warning, they started burying crops, and slaughtering livestock; their livestock. The villagers were in shock; they were confused. What was going on?…

Points covered in the video:
– Hiroshima & Nagasaki Atomic Bombings
– The Soviet Union’s early nuclear history
– Joseph Stalin
– Nuclear Arms Race
– Nuclear weapons development
– Mayak (Russia’s first plutonium plant)
– Chelyabinsk
– Secret City of Chelyabinsk-40 or City 40
– Lake Kyzyltash
– Russian and US closed cities
– Hanford Nuclear Plant
– Secret City of Richland, Washington
– Soviet spy rings
– Manhattan Project
– Techa River
– Lake Irtyash (Plutonium Lake or The Lake of Death)
– Lake Karachay (Lake Karachai, Карача́й)
– Nuclear accident
– Kyshtym Disaster
– INES
– Chernobyl Disaster
– Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
– Acute Radiation Sickness
– Caesium-137 contamination
– Ozersk (Ozyorsk, Озерск)
– Radiation Poisoning