Residents of Armyansk report on new emissions on Crimean Tytan

Source : 112 Ukraine

People complain of feeling bad, although the authorities refuse to accept the fact of new emissions and call them provocative
11:00, 13 October 2018

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The residents of Armyansk on the Crimean Peninsula annexed by Russia once more complain about air pollution in the area of “Crimean Tytan”, report Russian newspaper “Novaya Gazeta” and “Dozhd” TV channel.  

‘Last time the emission was on October 10. My children have the same symptoms they had before the evacuation from the city: eyes are swollen, the skin is covered with spots, a terrible cough has appeared. My eyes are swollen too. My acquaintances experience the same. Everything starts when you go out for 10-15 minutes. Took the baby to a hospital, they said to leave the city if there is a chance to do so.  Moreover, the hospital is full again,’ resident of Armyansk Kateryna Pyvovar claimed this to “Novaya Gazeta”. 

Related: Citizens of Crimean Armyansk report on new chemical emissions

The other residents of the Armyansk have also confirmed the information about the emission. The residents of Krasnoperekopsk village, which is in 20km from Armyask, started complaining of  feeling bad on October 11.  

‘My tongue constantly burns, scorched sky, I feel all this stink. I also left the city for good, then came back and it started stinking again. The problem is very serious. They hide the problem saying that everything is okay, but it burns,’ resident of Armyansk Ihor Makarevych claimed this to “Dozhd”. 

Related: Five Ukrainian border guards still in hospital after chemical emission in Crimea

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

Later, Sergey Aksyonov, “head” of the annexed Crimea claimed that the situation with the discharge of the unknown substance in the air goes beyond the norms

Related: Chemical emissions in Crimea: Emergency regime introduced in Armyansk

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

Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ Mejlis claimed that the evacuation of the children due to the emission of the unknown substance has begun in Armyansk.    

Earlier it was reported that the hit of the shells at the technological tanks during the training of the detachments of the Armed Forces of Russia became the reason for the chemical emission at the plant “Crimean Tytan”.    

Related: Chemical emission in Crimea: situation normalized

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

Reportedly, 61 Ukrainian border guards were affected by the emission of chemicals. Five of them have been hospitalized. They are in Odessa Clinical Hospital of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS), the results of their tests will be known today.   


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