How it was (2000) 02/27/2000
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On the night of 3 to 4 June 1989, a gas explosion occurred on the Asha-Ulu-Telyak stretch due to a gas pipeline failure.
At that moment two counter trains came to the place of the accident: Adler-Novosibirsk and Novosibirsk-Adler.
As a result of the explosion, both compositions were completely destroyed, about 1000 people died (accurate data are still not available).
The investigation into the disaster case was originally initiated by officials from the Ministry of the Gas Industry, top-ranking leaders who They demanded to take a gas pipeline with numerous shortcomings, however, in a few months the case was terminated, and only a few builders appeared before the court.
The Ashinskaya catastrophe is the peak of the consequences of the existence of an ineffective, emergency economic system, a system of general irresponsibility that has been shaking the USSR for 70 years.
The guests of the program together restore the course of events, talk about the details of the disaster, about the investigation, about the dead friends and relatives.
The conversation involved journalist Alexander Borin, conductor of the train "Novosibirsk-Adler" Alexander Trifonov, passenger train "Novosibirsk-Adler" Herman Ruddy, investigator Salavat Karimov, chairman of the Omsk Association of Victims of the Railway Catastrophe near Ufa Ivan Mikheev.
In the preparation of the transfer, the frames of the film "Prize" (1974, directed by SG Mikaelyan), shooting at the site of the disaster and in hospitals, a fragment of the program "Time" From June 4 with a message from Mikhail Gorbachev about the incident, a fragment of an interview with the investigator of the Tyumen Regional Prosecutor's Office Viktor Smirnov, an excerpt from the news bulletin "News of the Day" for December 1985, where it is reported that the gas pipeline has been commissioned.
PersonnelBorin A.B. - writer, journalist, lawyer, member of the Writers' Union of the USSR.
Leonov E.P. - actor of theater and cinema, People's Artist of the USSR.
Gorbachev M.S. - State, political and public figure, the last general secretary of the CPSU Central Committee, the last Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the first chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the only President of the USSR.
Karimov S.K. - Investigator for especially important cases of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation (2000-2007), Acting Prosecutor of Bashkiria (2005), Adviser to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation (2007).
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