Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CONFIRMED: Russian Chernobyl Contaminated Radioactive Areas Are Burning!

The Russian state forest protection service Roslesozashchita has confirmed reports that forests that were radioactively polluted by the Chernobyl disaster have been affected by forest fires this summer.

"As of August 6, twenty-eight fires on an area of 269 hectares had been registered in the Bryansk region alone, including 12 fires on an area of nine hectares in the southwestern part of the region," a Roslesozashchita spokesman told Interfax on Wednesday.

"There are pollution maps and fire maps. Anyone can compare them. How can such information be denied?" he said.

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