From Russian-language media
BREAKING: Resque squads can't fight fire dangerously close to Chernobyl nuclear plant, Yatsenyuk to call emergency meeting
28 April, 2015
Ukrainian Internal Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov gave an update on critical fire situation around Chernobyl nuclear plant.
«The situation with forest fore around Chernobyl nuclear plant had gotten worse. The fire is approaching woodland towards Chernobyl objects.
Treetop flames and strong wind created real danger of the fore spreading to an area within 20 km around the power plant. There are about 400 hectares of forest in te fire stricken area.
PM is holding an emergency committee meeting. National Guard and Internal Ministry forces have been put on combat alert. Yatsenyuk and emergency officers are working on the site in close vicinity to fire-line. I am at operational HQ in Kiev — at the airport — we are coordinationg emergency aviation forces here.
We are aware of the responsibility and not going to underestimate the risks!» — Avakov told.
Kiev threatened by radiation poisoining - Ukrainian scientist
Translation coming soon
Киеву угрожает радиационное загрязнение, — украинский учёный
Сильнейший лесной пожар, бушующий в Чернобыльской зоне, угрожает Киеву загрязнением радиацией.