The Story Of The Hidden Nuclear Disaster In Soviet History

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In September 1957, residents noticed a strange yet spectacular colorful display in the sky that appeared to be just a weird form of the northern light. But it wasn’t anything harmless as it carried literal death with it after a nuclear disaster happened in the…




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