Fire under Chernobyl did not affect the background radiation in the Russian Federation
The experts who conduct daily monitoring of the radiation situation in the border with Ukraine regions of Russia in connection with the fires in the area of alienation of the Chernobyl atomic power station, do not record violations.
"according to monitoring, exceeding the natural background of the area are not documented. The situation is still under control of Federal oversight of the radiation environment continues ", - stated in the message Department on Thursday.
The fire area of 32 hectares broke out on the first day of the weekend in the apartment of forestry " Chernobyl forest ", located in the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, said before the state service of Ukraine on emergency situations of Ukraine. There was a Fire of dry grass and forest litter. On Sunday, the new source of fire was found in the area of exclusion on the area of 60 hectares burned forest. They are until now not extinguished.