5 Mar 2022 10:45

Radiation levels normal in Russia's Primorye after N. Korea launches unidentified projectile

VLADIVOSTOK. March 5 (Interfax) - The North Korean launch of an unidentified projectile has had no effect on radiation levels in the Primorye Territory, the only region of Russia that shares a border with North Korea.

"As of Saturday morning, radiation levels are normal in the territory, they currently stand at 11-15 μR/hr," Primorye Hydro-Meteorological Committee press secretary Viktor Chulkov told Interfax.

According to the Vladivostok data processing center of the Russian Tsunami Warning Service, specialists did not register any seismic events in the Sea of Japan after the projectile was launched.

It was reported that North Korea launched an unidentified projectile towards the Sea of Japan. This is the ninth launch performed by North Korea this year.