The Russian woodpecker

The Russian woodpecker

DVD - 2016 | Russian
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Investigates the theory that the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine had been orchestrated by the Soviet Union as a screen for the decommissioning of the Duga (i.e., Woodpecker) ballistic missle advance warning system (based in the vicinity of the reactor) because of the inevitable change in relations between Ukraine and what was soon to become post-Cold War Russia.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2016]
Edition: Widescreen.
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 363.179 RUSSIAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 81 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda


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Dec 07, 2018

Not sure what I just witnessed with this one. It seems to point to a nuclear disaster perpetrated to cover up a massive blunder in the USSR. Lives lost, ecological disaster that will last centuries or millenia, people displaced, political malfeasance. Funky performance art?

multcolib_susannel Feb 06, 2018

This documentary by Ukranian artist Fedor Alexandrvich is an investigation into the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. The dark secret that he stumbles upon proves once again that truth is stranger than fiction.

Franln Dec 27, 2017

Interesting insight into how controlling and corrupt the Russian/Soviet government was and is. These tapping woodpecker-like radio signals are being transmitted to the US by this monstrous antennae from near the Chernobyl sight. Nobody knows why. Very strange.

Aug 25, 2016

the theory that Chernobyl was blown up on purpose is so crazy, but you never know when it comes to Russia


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