Natalia Manzurova: Chernobyl Survivor

Pulitzer Center, Video


Published by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on April 26, 2011.

Natalia Manzurova was a 35-year-old nuclear engineer in Russia when she was assigned to be part of the clean-up crew at the Chernobyl plant in northern Ukraine, the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. She experienced the noxious effects of nuclear power firsthand. On the 25th anniversary of the disaster, Manzurova shares her story and her advice to the people of Japan following the Fukushima catastrophe.



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