The man who saved the world dies in Russia

The man who saved the world dies in Russia

Stanislav Petrov was credited with helping prevent US-Russia nuclear war. Petrov dismissed a warning about US nuclear strike as a false alarm. The probe proved that Petrov was right. Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son said on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary story was told in a documentary titled “The Man Who Saved the World”, received…

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