Nadezhda Kutepova and Natalia Manzurova, Russia
2011 In Berlin
Nadezhda Kutepova co-founded the self-help organization Planeta Nadezhd in 1999. The main goal: to inform people in the "closed city" of Mayak about radiation doses and dangers as a result of the nuclear accident in 1957 and about their rights. Her comrade-in-arms, radiologist Natalia Manzurova, suffers from thyroid cancer. As a result of her liquidator mission in Chernobyl.