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In Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk region) recorded a jump of the radiation level. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the municipal administration.
The interlocutors of the Agency noted that the sensor is triggered in the normal range — from 0.2 to 0.4 microsieverts per hour, and as such, the above background was not. Went to the place the specialists of Rospotrebnadzor and the Department of civil protection took measurements, and all indicators were normal.
In a press-service of the government of the region noted that the operation of the radiation sensor proved to be false. In emergency situations this information is not commented.
In early August at a military site near Severodvinsk, during the test of liquid rocket propulsion system, an explosion occurred, the device caught fire. Died two specialists of the Ministry of defence and five employees of “Rosatom”. Then on the website of Roshydromet, there was a message about exceeding of dose rate of gamma radiation in 4-16 times in the area of Severodvinsk, soon, however, values began to decrease. The experts noted that the short-term increase in radiation level is not dangerous for local residents.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that any threat of increase of background radiation after the accident there. According to him, at the scene were sent to independent experts who controlled the situation.
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