Chemical emission occurred at one of factories in occupied Crimea

Source : 112 Ukraine

The experts would take measurements four times in 24 hours during three days in the city
13:00, 20 August 2020

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The emission took place at the Crimean Tytan factory in Armyansk, north of occupied Crimea, as Radio Liberty reported.

Head of the so-called Russian administration of Armyansk Vasiliy Telizhenko reported that the experts would take measurements four times in 24 hours for three days in the city.

“Today, the proper measurements were taken by the laboratory of Chief Directorate of the Emergency Service of Russia, which show that there is no exceedance of maximum permissible concentration of hazardous substances in the air,” Telizhenko reported.

Related: Ukrainian MFA condemns exercises of Russian Navy in occupied Crimea

As we reported, an unknown substance was discharged in the air in Armyansk town, North Crimea in September 2018. Greasy mud with a yellow shade appeared on metallic objects, roofs, and leaves on the trees.   

Moreover, toxic chemicals were detected in the air in the Kherson region, southern Ukraine.    

On September 6, 2018, it was reported that the plant on the production of the titanium dioxide, the subsidiary of “Titanium investments” in the Crimean Armyansk would completely stop working on Sunday, September 9.    

Related: Unprecedented drought in Crimea: Can the Russian-occupied peninsula solve its water problems without Ukraine?

Reportedly, 61 Ukrainian border guards were affected by the emission of chemicals. Five of them were hospitalized. 

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