Monument to the liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was opened in the capital at the Memorial of Glory. The opening ceremony was attended by the President Vadim Krasnoselsky, Chairman of the Supreme Council Alexander Korshunov, leadership of Tiraspol, Archbishop Sawa, liquidators of the accident, representatives of public organizations.
The largest technological catastrophe in the entire history of nuclear energy, both in terms of the number of killed people and injured and in economic damage occurred 33 years ago. According to official data, more than 9 million people suffered from the Chernobyl disaster. Radioactive infection was in 17 countries. Belarus, Russia and Ukraine suffered most of all. The effects of radiation affected the health of tens of thousands of people. If it were not for the unparalleled courage and dedication of firefighters, military personnel and medical workers, the scale of the tragedy could have been much greater.
Mankind realized that a misfortune of such magnitude threatens not a separate state, but threatens the entire civilization after this catastrophe. The elimination of consequences of the catastrophe has become a matter not only for Ukraine, in whose territory it occurred, but also for other Union republics.
The chairman of the public organization "Tiraspol Society "Chernobyl" Viktor Kibal thanked everyone who participated in the creation of the monument to the liquidators.
After the grand opening, the rally and the liturgy, fresh flowers formed the monument to the liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.