3 Apr 2023 11:04

Chernobyl NPP exclusion zone on Russian territory to be abolished in 2024

MOSCOW. April 3 (Interfax) - An exclusion zone created on Russian territory after the Chernobyl nuclear accident will be abolished in 2024.

The corresponding government resolution was published on the official website of legal information.

"Russian Government Resolution No.1074 dated October 8, 2015, 'On the Approval of a List of Localities within Zones Contaminated with Radiation as a Result of the Chernobyl NPP Disaster', [is to be] recognized as invalid," the resolution said.

The new list does not mention four villages in the Bryansk region formerly included in the exclusion zone.

The resolution will take effect on January 1, 2024.