The heart of Vilnius is one of the most radioactive places: does it pose a danger and what consequences of Chernobyl are we still dealing with today?

The heart of Vilnius is one of the most radioactive places: does it pose a danger and what consequences of Chernobyl are we still dealing with today?
The heart of Vilnius is one of the most radioactive places: does it pose a danger and what consequences of Chernobyl are we still dealing with today?
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We can reassure you right away – granite does not pose any health risks. However, there is nothing strange if someone is scared for a moment – the fact that Lithuanians lack knowledge about radioactivity and ionizing radiation (commonly known as radiation) is perfectly illustrated by the fact that in the first days of the Russian army’s invasion of Ukraine, when the Russians shelled the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, all the drugs were sold out in the pharmacies , containing at least some iodine.

“Delfi Plus” interviews Julius Žiliukas, director of the radiation safety center’s expertise and lighting department. This simply and clearly tells not only about the Gediminas monument, but also what radioactive problems Lithuania has faced in the past.

“Delfi Plus” interviews Julius Žiliukas, director of the radiation safety center’s expertise and exposure department. This one simply and clearly tells not only about the Gediminas monument, but also what radiation protection problems Lithuania has faced in the past. It turns out that we had a health hazard in one city in our country. And we are definitely not talking about the Ignalina nuclear power plant. J. Žiliukas also tells what consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident Lithuania still faces today.

Radioactive findings in forests

The article is in Lithuanian

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