April 23, 2013 the State Agency of Ukraine of the exclusion zone will hold a press tour to the exclusion zone for Ukrainian and foreign media, dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident.

While in Zone media representatives can visit:

The complex of processing, storage and disposal of radioactive wastes "Vector";
Pripyat city;
The observation deck of "Shelter" and Model Hall of the ChernobylNPP;
Memorial "Star Wormwood";
Saint Ilya Church of Chernobyl town.

After the press tour, the leaderboard of the State Agency of Ukraine of the exclusion zone will answer the questions.

Transportation of mass media representatives will be made by bus route: Kyiv - city of Pripyat - Chernobyl - Chernobyl - Kyiv. Departure from Kyiv - April 23, at 8-00 from metro station "Minsk" (near the restaurant "McDonald's"). Contact: Semikin Pavel, tel. 585-44-61; 067-406-20-78; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Accreditation lasts until 2 p.m. of April 22, 2013

2/12/13 at 14.03 o'clock occurred partial destruction of wall panels and light roof of the turbine hall of the reactor number 4 on premises that are not serviced. The area of destruction is about 600 m2.
The above structure is not a critical constructions of the object "Shelter".
There are no violations of limits and conditions of safe operation in accordance with the technological regulations of "Shelter" .
There are no changes of the radiation situation at the Chernobyl NPP site and in the exclusion zone. There were no victims.

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