The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster of April 1986 is one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in human history. Over 30 years later, the very word "Chernobyl" evokes eerie feelings associated with radiation, nuclear war, and a bygone Soviet era. The lessons in this Russian course will take you on a wide-ranging exploration of the Chernobyl disaster and the subsequent fallout. Along with learning details about the event itself, you will also find out the extent to which the affected area has recovered in the ensuing decades. The lessons for this course will teach you the core vocabulary related to the nuclear disaster, which is a mix of health and science-related terms.