A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village. 1986

One of the most haunting photos from Chernobyl- A liquidator recovers a baby abandoned in a village home during the evacuation. - Because I actually find the entire Chernobyl incident interesting. Sad, very sad.

Chernobyl liquidators are straight bad assed! This hero went to fight an enemy that cannot be seen, felt, touched or smelled. All with some goggles, a doctor's mask and some tin foil. If that's not a hero, then I don't know what is! There were so many of these unnamed heroes during the epic battle of Chernobyl.

Chernobyl liquidators are straight bad assed! This hero went to fight an enemy that cannot be seen, felt, touched or smelled. All with some goggles, a doctor's mask and some tin foil. If that's not a hero, then I don't know what is! There were so many of these unnamed heroes during the epic battle of Chernobyl.

May 1986: After the evacuation of Chernobyl on 5 May, 1986, liquidators wash the radioactive dust off the streets using a product called "bourda", meaning molasses. Chernobyl had about 15,000 inhabitants before the accident.  Photograph: Igor Kostin/Corbis

Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures

After the evacuation of Chernobyl on 5 May, liquidators wash the radioactive dust off the streets using a product called "bourda", meaning molasses. Chernobyl had about inhabitants before the accident

Chernobyl Liquidator medal by solipsistnation, via Flickr

Awarded for help with cleanup of the Chernobyl disaster. I'm particularly fond of the little alpha, beta, and gamma particles. If you watch closely in the movie Coraline, you can spot this medal on the chest of Mr.

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Deceased Liquidators' portraits used for an anti-nuclear power protest in Geneva.List of nuclear power accidents by country

Deceased Liquidators' portraits used for an anti-nuclear power protest in Geneva.List of nuclear power accidents by country

A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village. 1986

A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village. 1986

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Chernobyl Liquidators c.1986

Chernobyl Liquidators c.1986

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Chernobyl Liquidators location and original source of photograph unconfirmed. Image Source: Progetto Humus via Belarusguide .

A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village, 1986.

Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village.

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