Originating in Russia?: Increased radioactivity in the North of Europe registered

In Parts of Sweden, Finland and Norway have been measured in the past few days, a slightly increased radioactivity. The organization of the Treaty on the compre

Originating in Russia?: Increased radioactivity in the North of Europe registered

In Parts of Sweden, Finland and Norway have been measured in the past few days, a slightly increased radioactivity. The organization of the Treaty on the comprehensive prohibition of Nuclear attempts (CTBTO) said on Twitter, this is dangerous for people. They published a map of the suspected area of origin of the elevated radioactivity is highlighted. It covers the southern third of Sweden, the southern half of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and the North-West of Russia, including St. Petersburg.

The Swedish measuring station of the organization registered Isotope (cesium 137, cesium 134 and Ruthenium-103) were "very likely of civilian origin," said Lassina Zerbo, Secretary-General of the Vienna-based organization CTBTO. His organization was able to identify the probable origin, is not responsible.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 00:20

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