Valery, Boris and Ulana risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.
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The title is Ukrainian for "Memory Eternal". It is a chant intoned during Orthodox Christian church services of varying kinds. In the Eastern Orthodox church it is chanted on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, for all the deceased Orthodox Christians. See more
Following the trial in Chernobyl in July 1987, an overhead camera shot pans over a stretch of the town. Though more than a year had passed since the town had been evacuated, the grass is still neatly kept and there are no branches strewn anywhere from rain and snowstorms. See more
Judge Milan Kadnikov
Professor Legasov, if you mean to suggest the Soviet State is somehow responsible for what happened, then I must warn you, you are treading on dangerous ground.
I've already trod on dangerous ground. We're on dangerous ground right now, because of our secrets and our lies. They are practically what define us. When the truth offends, we lie and lie until we can no longer remember it is even there, but it is still there. Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later, that debt is ...
Vechnaya Pamyat (Memory Eternal)
Performed by Homin Lviv Municipal Choir See more