Stanislav Petrov - One true Стойкий мужик

Learning Russian, I discovered something about a person who apparently saved the world from the nuclear apocalypse in the 80’s. Very intriguing.

The man died last year.

I wonder how many other unknown heroes are out there….

And yeah, this one only remotely has something to do with learning a languange :).

December 15, 2018


Wow, that's pretty cool! I am also thankful for his reasoning and logic. XD Thanks for sharing. :)

December 16, 2018

I went to a conference honoring him at the MoMath in Manhatten. I met his kids there!

December 16, 2018

That's good to know. Thanks. Looks like the man is getting the respect he deserves. This story gives a whole new dimension to Churchill's quote "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few". This time around it was literally one man saving the entire planet.....

December 17, 2018

Nice read

December 20, 2018
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