Chernobyl's 'Fukushima Fifty'
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"Liquidators". That was the name given to Chernobyl's equivalent of the Fukushima Fifty, the team who went in to clear up after the nuclear disaster in 1986. They fought to contain the disaster, much as their Japanese counterparts have been doing 25 years later; but as time has passed, they've seen the price that exposure to high levels of radiation can have on the health of these heroes.