The mayor of Kiev told about the radiation level in the city in connection with fires in Chernobyl

MOSCOW, April 17/ Radio Sputnik. The mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko, who on Friday arrived in the Chernobyl zone, said in the Ukrainian capital, the level of radiation is normal.

In the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant fire began on 4 April. It was not extinguished for ten days. The Kyiv authorities have urged residents not to leave the house and not to open the Windows due to the high smoke due to fires.

Klitschko said that the radiation background in the capital in the norm.

“that was at the meeting, received information that radioactive air contamination there. All fires are now linked to yesterday’s wind, now there is no open flame, smoldering, and need a few more days to put it out… All the rumors that were in Kiev, that the wind from Chernobyl, where the radiation, I can say it again – measured dosimeter from Kiev to Chernobyl, received information from experts, there’s no radiation,” said Klitschko in a video from the exclusion zone, it is published on the page in Facebook.

According to him, the background radiation in the exclusion zone below acceptable standards and amounts to 0.12 microsieverts.

it was Reported that a fire in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl NPP eliminated, fighting corruption will need a few more days.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that wildfires in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was extinguished.

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