Nikolai Dashkevich. The monument to the liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on the First day of the weekend was opened in the Estonian town of j?hvi in the North-East of Estonia, told state television.
currently live in Estonia from 3, 5 thousand to 4 thousand people who have received radiation therapy in the destruction of the disaster at Chernobyl. In the destruction of the consequences of one of the most dreaded manmade disasters participated 2500 residents of IDA-Viru County in the northeast of the country. To date, survived less than a thousand.
"in 2012, decided to set the monuments. 1st Monument was opened in j?hvi, then we will open the monuments in sillam?e and Narva. Here the local authorities went to meet him, and a big thank you to them for that. Place, I think, good and beautiful for such a monument, " - said the head of the Narva Union of liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl NPP Sergey Narimanov.
The disaster at the Ukrainian Chernobyl nuclear power plant occurred on 26 April 1986. Exploded the fourth unit of the plant. As a result, the area within a radius of 30 kilometers of contaminated, radioactive contamination damage 19 Russian regions with the total area of about 60 thousand square kilometers and a population of 2, 6 million people, 46, 5 thousand square kilometers of the territory of Belarus (23% of total area). The total area of radioactive contamination of Ukraine amounted to 50 thousand square kilometers in 12 areas.