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14 Post author: jimrandomh 18 September 2014 02:55AM

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Comment author: devas 18 September 2014 10:00:27AM 4 points [-]

Wikipedia says Stanislav Petrov is still alive and well; does he know about this celebration?

It feels like he'd be interested, does anyone know how to try and contact him?

Comment author: shminux 18 September 2014 05:29:21PM *  2 points [-]

He's been interviewed about it several times, see e.g. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-24280831 or http://www.gazeta.ru/social/2013/02/26/4981721.shtml (in Russian).

Comment author: Vika 18 September 2014 07:02:35PM 1 point [-]

The interviews don't mention anything about the celebration, though. It might be possible to get in touch with him through this tribute website.