Medvedev, Grigori

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MEDVEDEV, Grigori. Russian, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Technology, Documentaries/Reportage, Poetry. Career: Performed work associated with atomic submarines, 1957-63; affiliated with a nuclear power plant, 1964-71; deputy chief engineer at the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl, 1971-75; Moscow Institute of Atomic Stations, chief technolo- gist, 1976-78; Soviet Ministry of Energy, deputy director of nuclear power plant construction, 1979-87. Writer, 1988-. Publications: Impulses (stories; title translated), 1986; Operators (stories; title translated), 1987; The Moment of a Lifetime (stories; title translated), 1988; Chernobyl'skaia khronika, 1989, trans from the original Russian manuscript by E. Rossiter as The Truth about Chernobyl, 1991; Nuclear Trouble (stories; title translated), 1990; Energobloc (stories; title translated) 1991; The Devil of Civilization (stories; title translated), 1992; No Breathing Room: The Aftermath of Chernobyl, translation from the original Russian manuscript, Bez kisloroda, by Rossiter, 1993; Nuclear Russia, translation from the original Russian manuscript, Atomnaia Rus (verses), 1995; Tunnel (novel), 1997.