The experts of the Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) conducted a survey on territories with radioactively contaminated materials near Kropyvnytskyi (Kirovohrad region). The experts revealed a slight increase of the radiation background with the main contribution by cesium-137 (Cs-137) that is the radionuclide of man-made origin.
On 29 July 2017, experts of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) visited the last city of the route within the information tour “Radiation Survey by Towns of Ukraine”. Because of rain, people in Korosten did not bring foodstuff. However, experts of the mobile laboratory managed to conduct survey of the local areas. Dose measuring experts used spectrometric equipment of the mobile laboratory to identify radionuclide content of gamma radiation.
On 28 July, the experts of the Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) visited the city of Sarny in Rivne oblast to perform radiation survey. At the time, the city broke records according to the number of people willing to check foodstuff, personal items and even ground for content of radionuclides.