The employees of frontier service continue to serve on the PPC “Kalanchak” and “Chaplynka”, which previously was closed for entry to the Crimea due to the chemical emissions of the plant “Crimean Titan”. This was announced by the assistant to the head of state frontier service Oleg Slobodyan in the air “112 Ukraine”.
“The border guards in limited quantities, but will be in place (in closed PPC “Kalanchak and Chaplinka”) in order to assist and promptly issue those citizens who temporarily want to leave the area degraded environmental situation in the occupied Peninsula to wait out in mainland Ukraine. As for the “Chongar”, there is maximized the number of border duties, to promptly issue people and vehicles,” he said.
Slobodyan also said that passenger traffic from the Crimea has increased slightly, however the gpsu are ready to cope with the surge of exits from occupied territory.
“Mostly I leave those who live in the occupied territory, where the influence of the fumes of the plant is felt more,” he said.
As for the state border guards, Slobodyan said that there were complaints of health deterioration, dizziness and nausea, but the final results of medical examinations yet.
We will note, earlier “112 Ukraine” reported that the guards in closed KPVV work in American layered respirators. In addition, the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev on his page in Facebook reported that police also received a protection for service on the PPC. He also noted that the metal parts of the weapon began to cover the corrosion.
SBS continues to monitor the environmental situation and to measure the level of air pollution, said Slobodyan, and asks citizens to refrain from trips to the Crimea unless absolutely necessary to resolve the situation and to remedy its consequences.
As a reminder, PPC “Chaplinka and Kalanchak” temporarily closed for entry to the Crimea due to the chemical emissions of the plant “Crimean Titan”. Gordeev also previously reported that base on Arbat arrow is ready to accept evacuees from the disaster area children, as from the Crimea and Kherson region, if a decision is made to evacuate. A meeting on this issue will take place today, Friday 7 September.
As previously reported, in the city of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors.
Plant for the production of titanium dioxide – a branch of LLC “Titanium investment” will completely suspend operations on Sunday, September 9.
Sulfur dioxide, or sulfur oxide (IV) – sulfur compound with the oxygen composition of SO2. Under normal conditions, this colorless gas with a characteristic pungent smell (smell of a lighted match). Very toxic. Symptoms of poisoning with sulphurous gas are runny nose, cough, hoarseness, severe sore throat and a peculiar taste. Inhalation of sulfur dioxide higher concentrations, asphyxiation, speech disorder, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, and possible acute pulmonary edema.