Poroshenko orders creation of Chornobyl Radiation and Ecological Reserve

Poroshenko orders creation of Chornobyl Radiation and Ecological Reserve

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Ukrinform
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on establishing the Chornobyl Radiation and Ecological Reserve, the presidential press service reports.

“Establishment of the Chornobyl Radiation and Ecological Reserve is the important first step towards the revival of the territories affected by radioactive contamination as a result of this man-made disaster," the statement reads.

The newly-established reserve will become one of the biggest environmental institutions in Ukraine with a total area of 227,000 ha. It is located on the territory of Ivankov and Polissia districts of Kyiv Region within the exclusion zone and zone of unconditional (obligatory) resettlement.

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