Police seize 150kg of fish from illegal fishing in Chernobyl

In the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, the police seized 150 kg of fish from the car of state ecologists. While patrolling, the police noticed a car of the state institution “Chernobyl Radiation and Ecological Biosphere Reserve” on the border of the…

Police found 11 more stalkers in the Chernobyl zone

The violators were found by law enforcement officers during the Christmas holidays. Most of them are residents of Kyiv who came to the exclusion zone for extreme tourism. All of them entered the territory illegally, bypassing checkpoints. Thus, during a patrol near…

14 Stalkers have been arrested in 5 days

During the five days of the New Year, police found 14 illegal tourists in the Chernobyl zone Violators arrived at the exclusion zone from different parts of Ukraine and entered the territory illegally, bypassing checkpoints. So, the other day, while…

Police have arrested three criminals who were selling animal horns from Chernobyl

In the Chernobyl zone, police found criminals who tried to take the horns of wild animals to sell outside of the exclusion zone. During a patrol of the radioactive contamination zone near the village of Dibrova, police found three men…

[UPDATED] Ukraine will not close borders with UK despite new Covid fears, but imposes new requirements

Ukraine has not closed its borders to UK citizens, but has imposed new requirements following the discovery of a new mutant type of the virus. “We recommend everyone to refrain from optional trips to the UK, as well as from…

Completion of “hot” tests at ISF-2 in Chernobyl

The “hot” tests at ISF-2 site were completed on 17 December 2020. During the “hot” testing, ChNPP personnel performed all activities specified by the ISF-2 Commissioning Programme, namely: Transportation of 22 transfer baskets with spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from ISF-1…

New restoration – Chernobyl police checkpoint

The stationary post of the State Inspectorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Ukrainian RSR appeared in the exclusion zone, at the entrance to the city of Chernobyl. This is not the news of the Soviet era, this…

New equipment for Chernobyl Zone fire crews

On the Day of honoring the liquidators of the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the fire service here has received new fire equipment. Beside the Memorial Complex “Wormwood Star” in Chernobyl, Minister of Environment and…

20 years since the last Chernobyl AZ-5 activation

20 years ago today, a ceremony was held to officially shut down unit #3 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The reactor had hardly operated during the year 2000, having been shut down for more than 5 months for repairs,…

Chernobyl Liquidators Day event at the monument “To Those Who Saved The World”

Regular readers will know the significance of December 14th in the Chernobyl community. This is the day that is dedicated to the liquidators who risked and gave their lives in order to clean up the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl…

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