Russia stands by promise to deliver six MiG-29 fighter jets to SerbiaMilitary & Defense October 20, 13:09
Press review: Putin's Valdai speech takeaways and Rosneft's Kurdistan oil deals in dangerPress Review October 20, 13:00
Washington’s steps to set up missile defense system undermine strategic stability — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 12:47
Lavrov urges support for Russian-Chinese settlement plan for Korean PeninsulaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 12:32
Russia has no plans to join treaty on nuclear weapons prohibition — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 11:57
US admitting that terrorists use chemical weapons vindicates Damascus — senatorRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 11:33
Kiev police fail to make protesters pack up tents from streetsWorld October 20, 11:31
Lawmaker says Catalonia crisis jeopardizes EU’s foundationsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 10:56
US confirms terrorists in Syria use chemical weapons — Russian Defense MinistryMilitary & Defense October 20, 9:02
MOSCOW, March 1 (Itar-Tass) -Thirty workers have suffered from chlorine emission in Berezniki, the Perm Territory, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.
Thirty people needed medical care. Twenty seven were hospitalized, the ministry reported.
According to the information of the Emergencies Ministry's Perm regional department, chlorine leaked from the outside synthesis system at Shop 13 that produces liquid chlorine.
There is no chlorine leakage at present. There is no gas in the air, and it is not dangerous, the regional department assured.
The air has been tested for chlorine concentration. It is within the normal level. There is no smell of chlorine in the air.
The accident occurred at the Soda Khlorad plant in the city of Berezniki on Friday morning.
The investigative authorities have launched an inquiry into the case.