CHERNOBYL, KYIVS’KA OBLAST, UKRAINE

Sat 26 Apr 1986:
01:23:44 UTC (Moscow time) Explosion at Chernobyl

Mon 28:
09:30 Sweden alerted the world only via discovering themselves radiation contamination findings 1,100km away
21:02 Moscow finally on the third day via radio stations declared there had been an accident

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