Valery and Boris attempt to find solutions to removing the radioactive debris; Ulana attempts to find out the cause of the explosion.
Did You Know?
The average salary in USSR in 1986 was about 120 rubles per month. So 800 rubles is almost 7 monthly salaries. See more
The old woman mentions the "Holodomor" in the evacuation scene in 1986 in reference to the genocidal famine inflicted on Soviet Ukraine. This word, which literally means "death by hunger," was not created in 1988 but was seen in print as early as the 1930s, in the years after the famine, and used in the West in the 1970s. It was not used publicly in the Soviet Union for obvious reasons, but after the effects of Glasnost, it was used by a Ukrainian Communist Party official in a speech in 1987. The old woman, who had nothing to lose, may certainly have felt entitled to use it at that moment. See more
[Shcherbina screams into the phone after finding out why the West German robot failed within seconds of being deployed on Masha
OF COURSE I know they're listening! I want them to hear, I want them to hear it all! Do you know what we're doing here? Tell those idiots what they have done!
I DON'T GIVE A FUCK!
Tell them, go tell them! Ryzhkov! Go tell Ligachyov! Tell fucking Gorbachev! Tell them!
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Written and Performed by Hildur Guðnadóttir
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