[ RadSafe ] Reporting about Chernobyl

Victor Goretsky vgore03 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 15:47:09 CDT 2006


Your last words "No doses mentioned..." pushed me to come out of silence.

The newspaper can link the questionable statistic to the Chernobyl accident,
partially because the general statistical data are corrupted.

I worked in zone full time May, in and out June-August, and again full time
in September-November of 1986. I was wearing a monitoring badge continuously
and consciously, exchanging as required, but, despite my attempts, I was not
able to get my exposure history since. Does it exist or disappear, the same
way as USSR, for thousands liquidators?

  Another example. During my private visit to Kiev, I have met with few high
rank bureaucrats,  who awarded themselves, and closet circuit around them,
"liquidator" status never participating in, but getting many valuable
benefits. Thus, the total number of liquidators far a way from the actual.
This is widespread occurrence.

The newspaper 's "green" spin is pure propaganda.  I'd like to use antispin
by linking the cancer frequency increase, the sperm count, "Chernobyl
chromosome" to enormous amount of alcohol consumptions. I witnessed that in
zone, in 1986. I wish the newspaper

will choose this topic, next time.

* *

*My fellow liquidators,*

*Twenty years after I hope you and your dearest are in a good health,*

*Accomplished a lot and looking forward to future successes.*



*Victor Goretsky*

*Radiation Safety Scientist*

On 4/20/06, Bjorn Cedervall <bcradsafers at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am well aware of that only a small fraction of you can read Swedish. The
> following link may however call for a comment or two:
> http://www.aftonbladet.se/vss/nyheter/story/0,2789,812216,00.html
> This is the leading sensational newspaper in Sweden.
> By starting at:
> http://www.aftonbladet.se/
> and scrolling down you will find a first picture and then a few more.
> Next headline reads: "Julia 8, shall die from cancer".
> There is so much of bias and strange desinformation in this article that
> it
> is hard to know where to begin. It says that the sperms have become so
> damaged ("lazy"/slow) - (understatement: because of the radiation) - that
> 1/4 of all men can't produce children.
> New to me is the "Chernobyl chromosome" which according to the article now
> is an established concept. "The cancer frequency is now three times
> larger..." (very unclear statement with regard to time, geography and so
> on). No doses mentioned...
> A few Swedish words:
> barn = child/children
> människa = person/man
> människor = persons/people
> sjukhus = hospital
> My personal action only,
> Bjorn Cedervall    bcradsafers at hotmail.com
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