“I found myself confronted with a lie, a huge lie that was repeated over and over again by the leaders of our state and simple technicians alike,” he said of the story put forth by Soviet officials. Thirty-one people died as a direct result of the accident, including two workers, and an additional 29 firemen died as a result of acute radiation syndrome (ARS) in the following weeks. Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov was sentenced to 10 years hard labour for his role in the accident on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No. The two plant workers who died that night arguably suffered the least out of all those who died in the days and years after from radiation poisoning. The delay and Dyatlov's actions cause the disaster, and he is brought in to help. 4. And not only me. Djatlov was de leidinggevende over reactor 4 ten tijde van de Kernramp van Tsjernobyl op 26 april 1986. Once the tip of those rods was inserted into the core, they displaced water and subsequently created enough power to trigger an explosion. His memory, however, remained sharp. Dyatlov was ordered by Moscow to perform an experiment that required he command his subordinates to engage in extremely risky and wholly unnecessary activities. It was a catastrophe.”. Nadat hij daar was afgestudeerd ging hij werken voor een scheepswerf van de marine in Komsomolsk aan de Amoer alwaar hij kernreactors installeerde in onderzeeërs. Dyatlov was present in the control room of reactor 4 when it exploded, and received a huge dose of radiation (the second, or perhaps third, large dose in his storied life of being near reactor accidents). ????? Anatoly Dyatlov was the Deputy Chief Engineer in charge of Chernobyl’s Reactor No. When Pripyat’s residents were given 50 minutes to grab their belongings and board the evacuation buses — pets were not allowed. While Soviet officials claimed Dyatlov didn’t take enough precautions, he vehemently disagreed with that point. Nobody would have worked there.”. Indeed, 134 of the servicemen who were involved in clean-up around Pripyat were hospitalized in the following days. Bryukhanov told Moscow that the reactor was still intact, when it had actually blown to pieces and released a graphite fire onto the roof and lawn of the building. The Russians laid the blame squarely on Dyatlov, and he certainly was the highest-ranking engineer present at the site during the incident. Anatoly Dyatlov was deputy chief-engineer at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in northern Ukraine, where the accident took place. In plaats daarvan probeerde men door het lichten van regelstaven en later 20 van de 26 veiligheidsstaven, tegen alle protocollen in, de reactor weer op gang te krijgen. KIEV, UKRAINE -- For the last six years, Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov has been haunted by the memory of nuclear catastrophe. De tekst is beschikbaar onder de licentie. From the radiation report to the autopsy profiles, Death of Nine explores all the clues, some old and some that have never been published before now. Nonetheless, he was found guilty of criminal negligence and received a 10-year prison sentence. 4 became unmanageable. The Chernobyl plant opened up like a watermelon smashed on the ground. Dyatlov himself received enough radiation that night to make him all but totally incapacitated. “When they ran out into the corridor, I realized it was a stupid thing to do,” he said in reference to ordering operators to manually lower the rods. Unlike the official version of events claimed, Dyatlov said the control room atmosphere was stable until the moment the reactor exploded. Hij schreef een boek, getiteld: Hoe het was (Russisch: Как это было / Kak eto bylo), waarin hij aangaf dat de kernramp niet een direct gevolg was van het handelen van het personeel, maar van een ontwerpfout in de reactor. I rushed after them, but they had disappeared.”. “Everyone to the reserve switchboard,” he ordered. Igor KostinChernobyl plant director Viktor Bryukhanov, Anatoly Dyatlov, and chief engineer Nikolai Fomin listen to the verdict at their 1987 trial following the disaster. Dyatlov was released from the hospital in November 1986 with the second category of disability. “I thought my eyes were coming out of my sockets,” he said. Both character and real-life counterpart seemed to have no idea what was at stake until it was too late. Cause of death: hypothermia due to violent accident. [2] De algemene consensus is dat Djatlov diverse veiligheidsvoorschriften niet heeft gevolgd maar dat hem ook cruciale informatie met betrekking tot de kernreactor is onthouden waardoor hij niet adequaat kon reageren op een buitengewone situatie zoals die ontstond tijdens het experiment. Djatlov werd door de rechterlijke macht van de Sovjet-Unie beschouwd als de hoofdschuldige, vanwege het negeren van veiligheidsvoorschriften, voor het creëren van de superkritische omstandigheden in de kernreactor waardoor er overdruk ontstond in het kernreactorvat, deze openknalde waarbij het reactorgebouw deels werd vernietigd en brokken radioactieve splijtstof in de omgeving van de centrale terecht kwam en er vervolgens sprake was van een gedeeltelijke kernsmelting. Chernobyl plant director Viktor Bryukhanov, Anatoly Dyatlov, and chief engineer Nikolai Fomin listen to the verdict at their 1987 trial following the disaster. If they had admitted that the reactor had been the cause of the accident,” Dyatlov mused, “then the West would have demanded the closing down of all other reactors of the same type. Anatoly Dyatlov died of heart failurecaused by radiation sickness in 1995. At 56, Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov was front and center in the worst nuclear disaster in world history. “He did not ask me if the reactor was destroyed — and I felt too nauseated to say anything. “These shameless lies shattered me. The explosion produced the equivalent of over 10 of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima. According to The Washington Post, however, Dyatlov staunchly disagreed with this accusation. KruchinaFILMDyatlov died in Kiev on Dec. 13, 1995. View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro Many of Dyatlov’s staff died as a result of the acute radiation poisoning and the firefighters who responded to the disaster. Tijdens een ongeval ontving hij 200 rem (2 Sv), een dosis die milde stralingsziekte veroorzaakt.[1]. In latere rapporten kwam naar boven dat Djatlov sommige personeelsleden onder druk heeft gezet om, ondanks verbale protesten, toch het onverwachte experiment uit te voeren door te dreigen met ontslag voor hen die niet zouden doorgaan met de test. With the right kind of cinematography, patient editing, and bleak depiction of what happened that year — a whole new generation might get a healthy dose of what we’re dealing with to this day in the fallout of the Chernobyl disaster. Marco Margaritoff is a Staff Writer at All That's Interesting. Chernobyl episode five aired last night (Monday, June 3) on HBO and will air tonight (Tuesday, June 4) on Sky Atlantic. While some may consider him the true villain of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the decades-long passage of time seems to indicate that other, more negligent forces were at play that day, as well. 4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of Ukraine. He realizes the core exploded but is not believed, and is then told to perform a suicide mission that was actually Dyatlov's idea. Death of Nine guides you through that fateful night to unravel the clues and reveal the answer. The miniseries often relies on the memories of Pripyat locals, as told by Svetlana Alexievich in her book, “Voices From Chernobyl.” For example, the book’s prologue (“A Solitary Human Voice”) supplies the storyline for firefighter Vasily Ignatenko and his wife, Lyudmila. In 1973, for family reasons, he was transferred to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant under construction, although he was more of a theoretical physicist and had never worked with a nuclear power plant before. Het experiment diende om na te gaan of de kerncentrale kon functioneren op de elektriciteit, opgewekt door de turbines van de centrale zelf, als de elektriciteit werd afgesloten. The experiment in question was intended to confirm or deny whether the reactor could function under the electricity its own turbines generated once the power was cut off. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant a few months after the explosion on April 26, 1986. The Dyatlov Pass mystery is one of the most intriguing and perplexing mysteries in the world. “If I had known then what I know now about what kind of monster this reactor was, I would never have gone to work at Chernobyl. What he saw were flames, a destroyed roof, water spilling onto machinery, and short circuits producing continuous clicking sounds. HBOPaul Ritter portrays Anatoly Dyatlov in HBO’s Chernobyl. As the true cause of the high-altitude incident remained unknown for decades, countless theories popped up, attempting to explain the tragic events at the Dyatlov Pass. 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He first studied in a vocational school, at the electrical engineering department of the Mining and Metallurgical Technical School in Norilsk, and worked three years as an electrician before he was admitted at the Moscow Engineering and Physics Institutewhere he graduate… Samen met de directeur van de kerncentrale Viktor Brjoechanov en hoofdingenieur Nikolaj Fomin werd hij in 1987 veroordeeld tot 10 jaar gevangenisstraf wegens het negeren van veiligheidsvoorschriften. What’s more, the RBMK design didn’t have a containment structure, which is exactly what it sounds like: a concrete and steel dome over the reactor itself meant to keep radiation inside the plant even if the reactor fails, leaks, or explodes. The rods, however, were designed in such a manner that the absorbent elements were in the middle. This fact is only relative to (1) asses the nature of the relationship between Zinaida Kolmogorova and Igor Dyatlov, and (2) if escaped prisoners were to blame for the crime it's doubtful that they would have left the girls alone. Their courage and determination helped to get the fire under control by dawn, but nobody was wearing protective clothing that night and the only dosimeters available couldn’t even provide an accurate read of the radiation leaking out. [1] In de jaren na de kernramp is het aandeel van Djatlov in de ramp genuanceerd waardoor hij deels wordt gerehabiliteerd. After they ran off, Dyatlov headed to the turbine hall to have a look for himself. Igor Kostin/Sygma/Getty ImagesAnatoly Dyatlov was sentenced to 10 years in prison of which he served only five as he received amnesty. “There was no way to explain it. Two people died as a result of the initial explosion and approximately 29 firefighters died in the two weeks following the explosion from Acute Radiation Syndrome. Then, learn about Stanislav Petrov: the man who single-handedly prevented nuclear armageddon. [2] Tijdens dit experiment drukte een van de ondergeschikten op de verkeerde knop waardoor de kernreactor nagenoeg uitschakelde. While 300 stray dogs today wander the area known now as Chernobyl’s radioactive Red Forest, Soviet squads were indeed commanded to kill any roaming animals on sight after the city was first evacuated. Omdat de reactor was ontploft was dit een zinloze excercitie. The effects of the Chernobyl disaster surpassed the confines of Soviet Russia. Dit resulteerde in een instabiele reactor, onbeheersbare hitteontwikkeling en uiteindelijk de Kernramp van Tsjernobyl. After three years working in Norilsk, he was admitted in Moscow Engineering Physics Institute where he received an engineer-physicist degree with a spe… In de mini-serie Chernobyl wordt Djatlov vertolkt door Brits acteur Paul Ritter. In Hiroshima, he said, the health impacts stemmed from direct contact with radiation. He died at 64 years old. Many of the debatable aspects are simply too difficult to discern fully from the facts, explained Mazin. He was 64 years old. “The investigation was carried out by the very people who were responsible for the faulty design of the reactor. I don’t have the slightest doubt that the designers of the reactor figured out the real cause of the accident right away but then did everything to push the guilt onto the operators.”. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians were subsequently evacuated. The Soviet justice system subsequently blamed the horrifying incident on him and a few others. He claimed to have remembered every detail of that night, who did what, and why he wasn’t to blame. The narrative put forth by authorities insists that both Dyatlov’s bullying and bad decision-making, alongside avoidable mistakes made by his underlings, directly resulted in the reactor’s explosion. This is also the likely source material that inspired the scene where Ignatenko’s neighbors gather on a bridge to watch the fire at the power plant during the night. Anatoly Dyatlov was sentenced to 10 years in prison of which he served only five as he received amnesty. Anatoli Stepanovitsj Djatlov (Russisch: Анатолий Степанович Дятлов) (Atamanovo, 3 maart 1931 — 13 december 1995) was een Russisch adjunct-hoofdingenieur van de kerncentrale te Tsjernobyl, Oekraïne in de toenmalige Sovjet-Unie. He was known as one of the most experienced nuclear engineers who worked at the Chernobyl station. Those two operators, Viktor Proskuryakov and Aleksandr Kudyavtsev, both died terribly after being in such close contact with the exposed reactor. If you have watched any of the hot new HBO series Chernobyl, then you are very familiar with the man who steadfastly refused to accept the reality of the situation: Deputy Chief-Engineer of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Anatoly Dyatlov.. Dyatlov died in Kiev on Dec. 13, 1995. Anatoly Dyatlov was blamed for the meltdown of Chernobyl reactor No. Een ontploffing in de turbinehal van reactor twee op 11 oktober 1991 door kortsluiting in een turbine bevestigt dat het veiligheidssysteem niet afdoende functioneerde. Jerzy KOSNIK/Gamma-Rapho via Getty ImagesThe line at a pharmacy in Warsaw following the slow unfolding of information about Chernobyl. His parents were poor individuals who lived near the Yenisei River and the penal settlements of Krasnoyarsk. The next episode w The event occurred just as much out of negligence as an inevitability. Tijdens en kort na de explosie kwamen in korte tijd na de ontploffing 31 mensen te overlijden waaronder twee kerncentralemedewerkers en 29 brandweerlieden door stralingsziekte. My body parts not covered by clothes - such as hands, face and neck - were red". Human technologic achievement had reached the point of being able to harness the power of the sun. Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov (Russian: ????? Later is bekend geworden dat het ontwerp van de centrale een aantal kritieke fouten in zich had, waaronder de grafietenpunten van de regelstaven, dat tot aan de rechtszitting als geclassificeerde informatie werd beschouwd en het inferieure veiligheidssysteem dat niet in werking trad bij verkeerde beslissingen of onvoorziene omstandigheden. The Soviet-designed RBMK reactor, or Reactor Bolsho-Moshchnosty Kanalny meaning “high-power channel reactor,” was water-pressurized and intended to produce both plutonium and electric power and as such, used a rare combination of water coolant and graphite moderators that made them fairly unstable at low power. Five years after Dyatlov’s imprisonment, when he was freed through general amnesty issued to Chernobyl officials, he finally recounted his own version of events. Eight years after his death and 10 years after the Chernobyl disaster happened, Legasov was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation by Russian president Boris Yeltsin. Trivia (1) Deputy chief-engineer of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and the supervisor of the catastrophic safety test which resulted in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The line at a pharmacy in Warsaw following the slow unfolding of information about Chernobyl. But Anatoly Dyatlov, the senior manager in the room, threatened Toptunov, forcing him to increase the reactor’s power toward the level required for the test. The compartmentalization of blame and Soviet bureaucracy, too, had only just begun. There was nothing left of my insides by that time.”. He died on December 13, 1995 in Russia. As a result, any one nation’s meddling with this responsibility wasn’t just their own business anymore as the whole world could be implicated in disaster under the wrong circumstances. ... Why is some version of that phrase always associated with mass death? Dyatlov was born in 1931 in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. Net na middernacht op 26 april 1986 voerde Djatlov, toen inmiddels adjunct-hoofdingenieur, een niet vooraf aangekondigd experiment uit met reactor 4 in opdracht van de Sovjet-autoriteiten. Strangely enough, no piece of film or television work has ever come as close to depicting the harrowing event in full until now. More disturbing still, the two operators were lying dead and covered in a grimy brown nuclear wash. Cause of Death: Heart Failure Anatoly Dyatlov was a deputy chief-engineer working at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. As for the real-life Anatoly Dyatlov, the man died on Dec. 13, 1995, a couple of years after publicly explaining himself in an interview with The Washington Post. While Dyatlov may not have been entirely forthcoming with his own recounting of events, one thing is considerably plausible: why would he, or anyone else at the scene, have known that the device to prevent an explosion would trigger one? Het is waarschijnlijk, maar niet zeker, dat Djatlov is gestorven in Kiev. All five episodes of Chernobyl are streaming on NOW TV now. He was released as part of a general amnesty in 1990. Omdat kernreactoren ónder een bepaald vermogen last krijgen van Xenon opbouw die opnieuw opstarten binnen 3 dagen verhindert, had het experiment stilgelegd moeten worden. Let’s explore the man’s background, the decisions he made after the reactor’s explosion, and get to the core of what happened that night. But how much of this was Anatoly Dyatlov’s fault, and how did he manage the situation in real time? Anatoli Stepanovitsj Djatlov is 64 jaar oud geworden.[1]. “If the rods had not come down by electricity or gravity, there would be no way of getting them down manually. De autoriteiten hoopten dat de centrale dan toch in bedrijf zou kunnen blijven bij eventuele stroomuitval. It was clear that this was not a normal accident, but something much more terrible. In 1973 verhuisde Djatlov naar Pripjat in het hedendaagse Oekraïne om aldaar te gaan werken bij de recent opgeleverde kerncentrale. Dyatlov was supervisor of the safety test which resulted in the disaster. To control the nuclear radiation, dozens of neutron-absorbing rods had to be lowered directly into the core of the reactor. The Bridge of Death,” because all who visited it during ... tragedy as well as deduce its underlying cause. Djatlov leed enige tijd onder stralingsziekte maar overleefde. Op 13 december 1995 komt Djatlov te overlijden aan een hartinfarct. In the weeks immediately after the explosion, 29 power plant workers and … His death was first officially announced on 29 April, but without any mention of the cause. After that, Anatoly Dyatlov was assigned to work at the Lenin Komsomol shipyard in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. That would have dealt a blow to the whole of Soviet industry.”. I think Toptunov is on the far left and Dyatlov is 4th from the left. Since Chernobyl’s impact crossed continents, they matters are too incongruous to truly compare. After the catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Anatoly Dyatlov suffered for half a year with non-healing wounds on his legs due to radiation sickness, which developed after 390 rem. Reactor 4 after the explosion. Het is waarschijnlijk, maar niet zeker, dat Djatlov is gestorven in Kiev. [2], Op 13 december 1995 komt Djatlov te overlijden aan een hartinfarct. Few people know that there was a second Chernobyl explosion on Oct. 11, 1991, in the turbine hall of reactor two. June 1986. Hij had de leiding over reactor drie en vier. Writer and producer Craig Mazin certainly conveyed the hypocrisy of Soviet officials passing the blame on to each other while pretending to be interested in solutions effectively. But when the computers indicated that steam in the reactor wasn’t turning the turbines anymore and that cool water was no longer being pumped into the reactor to keep it at a stable temperature, Dyatlov began to panic. But the way he saw it, Soviet officials used him as a scapegoat instead of accepting their own culpability. He was 64 years old. ; 3 March 1931 – 13 December 1995) was deputy chief-engineer of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the supervisor of the catastrophic safety test which resulted in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, for which he served time in prison. 1 year ago. 4 in 1986. The entire ecology of Pripyat, Ukraine was impacted, with both wildlife and humans in the region experiencing birth defects decades later. The core exploded, graphite was exposed to the open air, and thousands of radioactive particles escaped in plumes through the facility’s blown-out roof. The roof was blown off but there was no leak. He died at 64 years old. Not a single person present that night observed anything unusual until then, he said. Before he died in 1995, he called the USSR’s version of events “a huge lie.” Anatoly Dyatlov was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his recklessness, but his version of events was quite different from those claimed by Soviet authorities. After learning about Chernobyl engineer Anatoly Dyatlov, take a look at these 37 photos of the town of Chernobyl frozen in time today. Anatoly Dyatlov was in charge that night, so much of the responsibility for the reactor’s explosion had to rest with him. Frankly, that aspect of this catastrophe has never been more patiently explored than by HBO in its 2019 mini-series, Chernobyl. The portrayal of Soviet squads ordered to shoot animals in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, however, is accurate. Unfortunately, the poor design of the RBMK reactors only made matters that much worse. ChernobylPlace.ComReactor 4 after the explosion. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 22 sep 2020 om 14:02. Gedurende de ramp werd Djatlov zelf blootgesteld aan 390 Rem (of 3,9 Sv), wat in 50% van de gevallen lijdt tot de dood. Door zijn ervaring op de marinescheepswerf in Komsomolsk aan de Amoer was hij een van de drie leidinggevenden. But what happened, exactly, and what kind of man was Anatoly Dyatlov? Tevens schreef hij dat hij door de Sovjet-Unie als zondebok is neergezet om alle schuld voor de ramp te dragen. June 1986. Hij gebood twee medewerkers om de regelstaven manueel terug in de reactor te laten zakken. [1], Na drie jaar, in 1990, werd Djatlov amnestie verleend vanwege zijn broze gezondheid. Many of Dyatlov's staff died as a result of the acute radiation poisoning and the firefighters who responded to the disaster. “The i… Soviet authorities claimed that Dyatlov failed to follow the most basic safety precautions that night of April 26, 1986. [3] Aanvankelijk weigerde Djatlov te geloven dat de reactor was ontploft, doch volgens ooggetuigen gedroeg hij zich irrationeel en gespannen. To his point, there really was nothing left for Dyatlov to do. SHONE/GAMMA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images The Chernobyl nuclear power plant a few months after the explosion on April 26, 1986. Dyatlov maintained his innocence, to an extent, all the way to his death, claiming that faulty machinery was responsible for the disaster. Born in 1931 in a small village of Atamanovo in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region, Anatoly finished just seven years of school. Zijn hartinfarct was een direct gevolg van de stralingsziekte waar hij nog altijd mee kampte. Jerzy KOSNIK/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images. He could barely walk without tiring even a few years after the explosion. According to Business Insider, the show is largely accurate. Igor Kostin/Sygma via Getty Images Few people know that there was a second Chernobyl explosion on Oct. 11, 1991, in the turbine hall of reactor two. Anatoli Stepanovitsj Djatlov is 64 jaar oud geworden. Dyatlov was born in 1931 in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (in the then Soviet Union). Thus, turning the machine off and cutting it from power for an “experiment” was an exercise in futility from the get-go. Fomin, who attempted to commit suicide - by breaking his eyeglasses and using the corners to cut his wrists - during the trial, was also released early from prison, at approximately the same time that Dyatlov was released. After the test went awry and human error compounded the problem, Reactor No. The fire was eventually managed, but months of hard work by physicists, engineers, and laborers lay ahead. Late April 1986. It was 4 a.m. when Dyatlov grabbed computer printouts and delivered them to Viktor Bryukhanov, the plant’s director. Zijn hartinfarct was een direct gevolg van de stralingsziekte waar hij nog altijd mee kampte. Despite absorbing a near-deadly dose of radiation - which causes death in 50% of affected persons after 30 days - he survived. HBO's portrayal of Dyatlov is of an arrogant and aggressive man whose refusal to listen to operators was a major cause of the accident. Ultimately, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster was a wake-up call to the entire world. Dyatlov even thought that it was merely a gas tank which blew up on the building’s roof when the failures in the reactor began. Professional firefighters from Chernobyl and Pripyat were called, and 27 of them were sent to the hospital that night. With improper fail-safes to prevent radiation from escaping in case of an accident, improperly trained personnel, and no safety measures implemented to avoid those mistakes in the first place, the Chernobyl disaster was arguably waiting to happen. Djatlov is geboren als boerenzoon op 3 maart 1931 in het dorp Atamanovo nabij de rivier de Jenisej, gelegen in het zuidelijke rayon Novokoeznetski van de kraj Krasnojarsk in Rusland in de toenmalige Sovjet-Unie. Een onbekend aantal mensen zijn in de jaren na de ramp overleden aan door ioniserende straling veroorzaakte kankers. Chernobyl Anatoly Dyatlov’s real interview (English), https://nl.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Anatoli_Djatlov&oldid=57174196, Wikipedia:Geen afbeelding lokaal en geen op Wikidata, Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen. VOXDyatlov received a heavy dose of radiation on the night of the reactor’s explosion. In the real-life Chernobyl incident, “a lot of radioactive material was brought into the atmosphere,” and was “spread over a very large area.” The full disaster, then, is difficult to quantify. At home, he again learned to walk. "Possibly, Anatoly Dyatlov became the main anti-hero in the show because that was how he was perceived by the power plant's workers, his subordinates and top-management, in … Late April 1986. The notion that Chernobyl gave off nearly twice the amount of radiation as Hiroshima every hour, is simply too difficult to confirm or deny. Indeed, the reactors at the Chernobyl plant were not even close to fool-proof. Meet Anatoly Dyatlov: The Man Behind The Chernobyl Nuclear Meltdown. He ran away from home at the age of 14. Medical examination shows that Zinaida was not sexually active at the time of her death. Hiervoor werd Djatlov in 1987 veroordeeld tot tien jaar gevangenisstraf maar werd amnestie verleend in 1990 vanwege zijn broze gezondheid. Fourteen more died of radiation-induced cancer within the next 10 years. ... it was very clear the cause of death for the 5 individuals was hypothermia. 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