Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov day

Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov (Russian: Станисла́в Евгра́фович Петро́в; 7 September 1939 – 19 May 2017) was a lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces who became known as "the man who single-handedly saved the world from nuclear war" for his role in the 1983 Soviet nuclear false alarm incident.

Mon, 26/09/1983

Chernyobl 26th April 1986

Today marks 32 years since the tragedy in .
On this day we commemorate all those - emergency rescuers, military
& civilian personnel - who gave lives to quell the aftermath.
"Chernobyl liquidators" were instrumental in limiting damage from the


Sat, 26/04/1986


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