Russian General Staff: Nearly all low-orbit satellites within reach of US missile defenseMilitary & Defense March 28, 15:09
New Russian spacecraft designed for lunar missions to be run by fail-safe computerScience & Space March 28, 14:56
Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable and stable partnerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 28, 14:17
Military expert warns US ABMs can detect any missile shield, even Russian onesMilitary & Defense March 28, 14:02
Scientists create modified fullerene capable of fighting HIVScience & Space March 28, 13:47
Kremlin notes Russian bank's contacts with Trump's son-in-law 'usual business practice'Business & Economy March 28, 13:28
Kremlin spokesman slams reports of his ‘secret visit’ to Lugansk as ‘fake news’Russian Politics & Diplomacy March 28, 13:19
Russia's Rosneft disappointed by EU Court’s decision on sanctions agains companyBusiness & Economy March 28, 13:10
Kremlin: Attacks on Russian business in Ukraine show country’s 'zero investor confidence'Business & Economy March 28, 13:05
KIEV, September 5 (Itar-Tass) —— A delegation from Japan will pay a visit to the ill-fated Chernobyl nuclear plant to study the experience in clean-up operations, speaker of Japan’s House of Representatives Takahiro Yokomichi said here on Monday.
The Japanese delegation wants to have first-hand information about the situation at the Chernobyl plant and to learn whatever lessons possible to prevent any such accidents, and to make use of Ukraine’s experience in the clean-up operations after the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, he said.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude nine earthquake and a subsequent ten-meter-high tsunami in Japan’s north-eastern provinces destroyed the cooling system of the Fukushima-1 plant that resulted in the failure of the plant’s power units. Currently, restoration works are in progress on the territories hit by the earthquake.
The Chernobyl nuclear plant accident occurred on April 26, 1986. After an explosion at the plant’s fourth unit, a 30-kilometer belt around the plant was declared an exclusion zone from where people were evacuated. Now, assisted by donor countries and international organizations, Ukraine is taking measures to overcome the Chernobyl disaster consequences and to make the area around the plant ecologically safe.