Fighting Chernobyl disaster 6. Press photographer Igor Kostin was the first professional press photographer who began to work at the accident site at Chernobyl. Igor Kostin captured more than five thousand photographs of the Chernobyl disaster and its aftermath. He received more than five maximum allowable doses of radiation.
On April operators in this control room of Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant committed a fatal series of errors during a safety test, triggering a reactor meltdown that resulted in the world's largest nuclear accident to date.