Staff at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant after the accident in the engine room is operating normally, no action is not taken urgently, RIA Novosti reported on the Chernobyl station on Wednesday.
AFP reported on Wednesday that the French construction company Vinci and Bouygues evacuated its staff from Chernobyl after it became aware of the incident in Chernobyl turbine hall, explaining precautions.
"No action is carried out (for evacuation). Increased background not. All working at this time," — said the representative of the station, noting that to her knowledge, only the French Novarka, which is engaged in the construction of the dome arches over Chernobyl released their employees to close of business on the environment. A representative of the station said that on Wednesday, the Chernobyl deputies arrived, they examined the site of the collapse. According to her, the station staff is up to three thousand people.
On Tuesday, in the engine room of the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear elektrostantsiiproizoshlo partial destruction of the walls and light roof, the area of the collapse was about 600 square meters. The press service of the CNPP said that the change of the radiation situation at the site of Chernobyl exclusion zone and no, no one was hurt. Established a commission to investigate the incident.
In April 1986, the fourth unit Chernobyl exploded. The total area of radioactive contamination in Ukraine in the crash was 50 square kilometers in 12 areas. In addition, the contamination affected 19 Russian regions with an area of almost 60,000 square kilometers and a population of 2.6 million, and 46.5 thousand square kilometers in Belarus (23% of total area).
After the emergency unit of the state of emergency station was built sarcophagus, which in recent years has gradually destroyed. Ukrainian authorities want to turn Chernobyl into a safe system with the help of the "Shelter" (confinement), which will be a building in the form of an arch 105 meters high, 150 meters long and 260 meters wide.