There are 215 people with the last name IGNATENKO displayed over 3 pages. [6], On the scene, Ignatenko fought fires on the roof of the reactor building, where numerous small fires had been started by super-heated pieces of graphite, zirconium, and other components flung from the reactor during the explosion. He was bloated, his eyes swallowed by flesh. Following his call up in April 1980, he was assigned to the military fire department of Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD), in Moscow. [18] Robert Peter Gale, an American hematologist who was directly involved in the treatment of Chernobyl radiation patients, also writes that victims were not radioactive themselves and therefore did not pose a danger of radiation exposure to others, although this was unknown at the time of the disaster. [1][20], Vasily and Lyudmilla Ignatenko had one child following a previous unsuccessful pregnancy: Natasha Ignatenko. This page was last edited on 11 March 2020, at 13:01. Fukushima’s Dai-ichi is not Chernobyl. Ignatenko's wife, Lyudmilla Ignatenko, provided an account reflecting on her husband's death to Belorussian author Svetlana Alexievich for her 1997 book Voices From Chernobyl. Vladimir also answers to Vladimir V Ignatenko, and perhaps a couple of other names. Vasily Ignatenko wasn't just a character that HBO's heavyweights invented for their limited series, Chernobyl. [2][5], Ignatenko was married to Lyudmilla Ignatenko (1963-) from 1983. She can be reached at, Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. Dmitri was born on January 27th, 1969 in Saint Petersburg. In Moscow. The Dai-ichi team of rotating workers are protected from radioactive dust by goggles, plastic suits and respirators. So much can change in only a few hours. There are streets named in his honor in Minsk and Berezino.[23]. He became a firefighter in 1980 as part of his service in the Soviet Military, and was employed as a paramilitary firefighter afterwards. This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. [21] However Ukrainian medical responder Alla Shapiro, in a 2019 interview with Vanity Fair, said such beliefs were false, and that once Ignatenko was showered and out of his contaminated clothing, he would not have been dangerous to others. He was a national hero. Discover the meaning of the Ignatowski name on Ancestry®. [7] Ignatenko was on duty that night, and sped off to the station, a mere four kilometers away from the city. Find your family's origin in the United States, average life expectancy, most common occupation, and more. Ignatenko was raised on a collective farm near Gomel in the Belorussian SSR, and worked for a time as an electrician. This story was adapted for use in streaming service HBO's 2019 miniseries Chernobyl (where Ignatenko and his wife were portrayed by Adam Nagaitis and Jessie Buckley respectively) and the subject of Ljudmilla Röst, a 2001 documentary film by Gunnar Bergdahl, bringing Vasily Ignatenko's story widespread public attention. Discover the meaning of the Iwanowicz name on Ancestry®. Tatiana Ignatenko was a collective farm fieldworker, and Ivan Ignatenko a tractor, and later truck, driver. Firefighters climbing to assist met them halfway up the fire escape as they struggled to descend the steps, vomiting uncontrollably and unable to fully support themselves without one another's help. Wassili Iwanowitsch Ignatenko (1961–1986), wittruss’schen Füürwehrmann. [2] Ignatenko's younger sister Natasha had been identified as the preferrable candidate and summoned to Moscow with her sister by telegram on April 28th,[2] but as she was then only thirteen years of age, Ignatenko rejected her out of concern for her health. Mai 1986 in Moskau, Sowjetunion) war ein weißrussischer Feuerwehrmann und Liquidator bei der Nuklearkatastrophe von Tschernobyl. Artist auction records. Wassili Iwanowitsch Surikow (Russ‘sch: Василий Иванович Суриков; * 24. Kiek ok bi: Ihnatenko. [6] Meeting through mutual friends at an apartment party,[6] they courted and were legally married on 24th September, 1983. They carry dosimeters — instruments that gauge their cumulative exposure to radiation rays, so they can ensure they don’t exceed Japan’s newly heightened legal limit, we’re told. You are viewing page 1. And in 2006, Ignatenko was posthumously awarded the title of the Hero of Ukraine, the highest national award in the country, along with the Ukrainian Order for Courage. This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 16:23. After he died, Vasily Ignatenko's body was so radioactive that he had to be buried under layers of zinc and concrete in order to protect the public from his corpse. Boils swelled into place. There are 0 … He was choking on his internal organs. Born with congenital heart defects and cirrhosis of the liver, she died shortly after she was born and was buried with her father in Mitinskoe Cemetery, Moscow. Wassili Iwanowitsch Ignatenko (russisch Василий Иванович Игнатенко, weißrussisch Васіль Іванавіч Ігнаценка Wassil Iwanawitsch Ihnazenka, ukrainisch Василь Іванович Ігнатенко Wassyl Iwanowytsch Ihnatenko; * 13. [19] Infection brought on by damage to his immune system eventually led to organ failure. In the process, Ignatenko received a high dose of radiation and died in a Moscow radiological hospital eighteen days later. [2], With his firefighting training and experience, Ignatenko was hired in the city of Pripyat, becoming an employee of the Paramilitary Fire Service, a uniformed, yet civilian-manned, firefighting organization of the MVD. Во имя чего умер ликвидатор, который тушил пожар на ЧАЭС", "Пожарная охрана. [14][15] There, in hopes of mitigating the effects of Acute Radiation Syndrome, Ignatenko was administered a Bone Marrow transplant on May 2nd 1986, with his older sister Lyudmilla as the donor. März 1961 in Spjaryschscha, Weißrussische SSR, Sowjetunion; † 13. [2], As a child, Vasily Ignatenko lived in the village of Sperizh'e with his family, helping with chores on the collective farm after school every day. (The Moscow fire department, at this time, was manned by conscripted military personnel. He died soon after the disaster expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Toronto From Chernigov he went straight there. [1][2][6][16] It was hoped the procedure would raise his white blood cell count, which had been lowered sharply by radiation exposure, leaving him extremely vulnerable to infection. Wassili Iwanowitsch Ignatenko Feuerwehrmann; Opfer Film (1986) Keurusselkä See in Finnland; Verwundete Erde Film (2011) An einem Samstag Film (2011) Brahin Siedlung, Weißrussland; Polessisches Staatliches Radioökologisches Schutzgebiet Park, Weißrussland; Raspad – Der Zerfall Film (1990) Wiki Authority Control [2][12], Ignatenko's funeral was held two days later on May 15th, attended by his family and the families of other injured and deceased firefighters. Januar 1848 in Krasnojarsk, † 19. By May 4th, he was unable to stand. I know this: I’d claw my husband to death before allowing him to volunteer for the job. [3] On his return, he immediately began to look for employment as a firefighter in nearby cities. She was eight and a half months pregnant. “The last two days in the hospital — pieces of his lungs, of his liver, were coming out of his mouth. Ignatenko worked at the factory as an electrician for two years before he was called up into the Soviet Military. [17][18][15], Unfortunately, though Ignatenko recovered from the operation, the transplant was unsuccessful in producing the desired result and his condition continued to worsen. At the Pripyat Hospital later that morning, she could barely recognize her 25-year-old love, Vasily Ignatenko. Following his graduation in 1978, he was assigned work at a mechanical fertilizer machine factory in Bobruisk. Ljudmila Ignatenko: Frau des Feuerwehrmannes Wassili, der nach seinem Einsatz in Tschernobyl umkam. We don’t even know how many workers in total are rotating through the plant, what their jobs are. He was the third child of Tatiana Petrovna Ignatenko and Ivan Tarasovish Ignatenko. März 1961 in Spjaryschscha, Weißrussische SSR, Sowjetunion; † 13. She still didn’t know the nuclear reactor had exploded during a routine maintenance check, spewing uranium fuel and radioactive graphite. I’d wrap my hand in a bandage and put it in his mouth, take out all that stuff.”, The army buried him, shoeless because his feet were so swollen, in a sealed zinc casket, under cement tiles. russischer Ringer Pjotr Wassiljewitsch Ignatenko 1987 russischer StraSenradrennfahrer Wassili Iwanowitsch Ignatenko 1961 1986 Liquidator bei der Nuklearkatastro For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Wassili Iwanowitsch Ignatenko . presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution What will the repercussions be? [3], Ignatenko was discharged at the end of his two year obligatory service on August 25th, 1982, and returned home to Sperizh'e. askART's database currently holds 1 auction lots for Wjaclaw Ignatenko (of which 0 auction records sold and 0 are upcoming at auction.) Vasily Ignatenko was a firefighter called to battle the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Find your family's origin in the United States, average life expectancy, most common occupation, and more. He was also a radioactive threat. [1][5] He was buried with full military honors alongside other Chernobyl victims in Mitinskoe Cemetery, Moscow. 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All Juni 1923 in Moskau, Sowjetunion), bekannt als Der Wolf von Moskau, war ein russischer bzw. Ignatenko also had an older brother named Vitya, who passed from fever at age two or three before Ignatenko was born. “Every day I met a brand-new person,” she told Ukrainian journalist Svetlana Alexievitch 10 years later. [2] Two separate celebrations were held for the families of both the bride and groom. Artist artworks for sale and wanted.