Liquidators received some of the highest doses of radiation, either externally or through ingestion and inhalation. Several described how they were given personal dosimeters to check the amount of radiation they absorbed. At the end of each working day they would report their level of exposure to the officer in charge. However, they were also told that if they reported a level above twenty-five Roentgens they would be punished
—  ahh good old soviet union :/