It has been 36 years since the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, Chernobyl in Russian, 26 days ago.

A ceremony was held in memory of the victims of the accident, and Ukraine's Interior Minister Monastirski said that the Russian troops temporarily occupied the nuclear power plant in this military invasion. I expressed a sense of crisis.

In the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that occurred on April 26, 1986, about 30 people, including firefighters who were involved in fire extinguishing activities, died after being exposed to a large amount of radiation, and many children developed thyroid cancer. The damage has spread.

On the 26th, 36 years after the accident, a ceremony was held in memory of the victims, and officials from the government and security forces turned flowers to the memorial monument.

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant was temporarily occupied by Russian troops that invaded the military in February, and the power supply was temporarily cut off due to the attack, and nearly 170 Ukrainian security forces were taken to Russia and Belarus and can still return home. It means that it is not.

In addition, it is possible that soil containing radioactive substances was scattered around due to the movement of Russian tanks, but it is necessary to remove the land mines buried by the Russian army in order to investigate the impact. , Is expected to take a long time.

At the ceremony, Interior Minister Monastilsky said, "The tragedy of 36 years ago should not be repeated no matter what. If the nuclear reactors were attacked by this occupation, it could have led to a great tragedy." Expressed a sense of crisis.

Sergei Strellichenko, a 35-year-old emergency agency employee who said he was near the nuclear power plant when the Russian army occupied it, said, "I was only afraid when the Russian army came, but we protect the area around the nuclear power plant. I was desperate to play that role. "

IAEA Embark on local safety support

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, which was temporarily occupied by the Russian army, and the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Russian were visited by a team of experts led by Glossi, the secretary general of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), and set out to help ensure safety locally.

Thirty-six years ago, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which suffered the worst nuclear accident in history, was occupied by Russian troops for more than a month from late February when Russia's military invasion began, and data transmission to IAEA headquarters was cut off. The change of engineers was also prevented.

On the 26th, a team of IAEA experts arrived at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and brought in equipment used for radiation monitoring systems.

Ukrainian officials say that heavy military vehicles such as tanks may have spread around the ground due to the movement of heavy military vehicles.

The IAEA currently states that radiation levels are within normal limits, but in the future, a team of experts will investigate in detail, including the surrounding area, and will also restore the system that sends data from the nuclear power plant to the IAEA headquarters. increase.

"It was an unusual situation that could lead to an accident, but the worst was avoided by the work of the nuclear workers. We showed solidarity with Ukraine and continued to support it as a starting point," Mr. Grossi told reporters. I will continue to do so, "he emphasized the policy of providing continuous support locally to ensure safety.

President Zelensky "Russian Army Actions A New Catastrophe That Threatens Humanity"

Ukraine's President Zelensky posted on Twitter on the 26th, 36 years after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

In the post, "We have informed the world that tens of thousands of people have been killed by the accidents of the past, and how mishandling'peaceful nuclear power'can pose a danger. But unfortunately. Not everyone understands. Now, the actions of Russian troops at nuclear power plants are a new catastrophe that threatens humanity. "

Voices of support from Russian troops from participants of the memorial service in Russia

On the 26th, 36 years after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a ceremony was held in Moscow, the capital of Russia, to commemorate the people who died in fire extinguishing activities.

About 400 people, including bereaved families, gathered at the ceremony and handed flowers to the monument.

The Russian army temporarily occupied the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, but many participants at the ceremony said they would support the Russian army.

Russia, which occupied the nuclear power plant after looking back on the difficulties after the accident, said, "This day is the day when the processing of destructive results began," said a man who was a driver of a vehicle that measures radiation doses in various places at the time of the accident. Regarding the actions of the military, he said, "The judgment is correct for the security of the whole world, not just Ukraine and Russia."