Historical Crisis Committee: Chernobyl

Topic:

Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Committee Roles:

Mikhail Gorbachev: General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party

Valery Legasov: First deputy director of the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy

Boris Scherbina: Deputy chairman of the Soviet Council of Ministers; chairman of Chernobyl commission

Viktor Brukhanov: Director of Chernobyl

Anatoly Dyatlov: Deputy chief engineer for operations at Chernobyl

Leonid Toptunov: Senior Reactor Control Engineer at Chernobyl

Maria Protsenko: Chief architect of the city of Pripyat

General Nikolai Tarakanov: Soviet military leader

General Vladimir Pikalov: Commander of Soviet Chemical Forces

Charkov: Deputy Chairman of KGB

Viktor Chebrikov: Head of KGB

Evgeny Pavlovich Velikhov: nuclear specialist, member of investigative committee

Nikolai Fomin: Assistant Director and Chief Engineer of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station