Entries by Євгенія Кудряшова

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine enchance cooperation with the Kingdom of Norway

The first meeting of the Ukrainian-Norwegian Working Group on Nuclear Security, Nuclear Safety and Emergency Preparedness was held at the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. Co-chairmen of the Ukrainian-Norwegian working group were Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuliia Pidkomorna and the State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

With the support of the US Government, the SAUEZM enterprises have received containers for transportation and storage of radioactive waste

At the Kyiv Special Complex they have demonstrated packaging kits for transportation and storage of spent sources of ionizing radiation (SSIR). The project was implemented within the framework of the Agreement between Ukraine and the USA on assistance to Ukraine in the elimination of strategic nuclear weapons, as well as the prevention of the proliferation […]

Interagency Working Group Continues Improving Radiation Protection in Medicine

On 23 May 2019, the fourth meeting of the experts within the meetings of the Interagency Working Group on Radiation Protection in Medicine (hereinafter called the Group) was held in the SNRIU under the chairmanship of Ruslana Tripailo, SNRIU Deputy Chairperson. The group consists of the highly qualified experts on radiation protection – representatives of […]

Within the framework of the NATO Trust Fund a new project on liquidation of the radioactive waste repository in Kirovohrad region was launched

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has signed contract documents with a contracting organization within the framework of the Trust Fund project for Radioactive Sources Disposal in Ukraine «Liquidation of Radioactive Waste Repository stored at the «Tsybuleve» Object of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine». The contractor’s selection was held within the framework of […]

The main stage of the complex testing of Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage

The main stage of Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Facility (ISF-2) integrated testing with use of spent fuel assembly (SFA) dummies started at the ChNPP industrial site. The testing includes the receiving of a railcar from ISF-1, processing of 9 dummies (namely detaching the lower and upper spent fuel bundles, inserting the dummies into the […]

Individual Doses of Medical Personnel in Ukraine for 2018

Individual dosimetric monitoring (IDM) is performed to control doses of personnel who are involved in work with radiation sources. Monitoring is carried out continuously, the measurement results are recorded once a quarter. Individual annual personnel exposure doses are recorded in a card for accounting of personnel individual dose and in an electronic database. Personnel who […]

The Cabinet of Ministers extended the term of implementation of the Safety Upgrade Programme of Ukrainian NPPs by the end of 2023

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine extended the period of implementation of the Complex (Consolidated) Safety Upgrade Programme of Power Units of Ukrainian NPPs (CCSUP) from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2023. The changes were made in the corresponding decree 1270 of December 7, 2011 at the government meeting on Wednesday. According to the […]

In a bus on the border with Poland radioactive aviation watches were found

At the checkpoint on the border with Poland, a radioactive aviation watches was found in a foreign bus. Police discovered a radioactive aviation watches yesterday at the Krakovets checkpoint during the registration of a regular-service bus. “Objects with excess of permissible ionizing radiation rates were detected in the bus “Kiev-Szczecin”. When the Yantar radiation monitoring […]

Radiation Safety in Medicine: Who and How Regulates It, Main Principles, Protection

Everyone wants to be healthy, wealthy and beautiful. This desire is quite natural. It is also natural to feel under weather sometimes and seek medical assistance. The effectiveness of treatment depends entirely on qualitative and timely diagnosis. “Everybody lies except X-ray”. It seems House M.D. said it that way. However, whether diagnosis and treatment are […]

Quality Assurance and Radiation Safety as Part of Diagnostic Process

The National Congress with international participation of “Radiology in Ukraine” arranged by the Association of Radiologists of Ukraine is annually conducted in Ukraine. This is one of the few places today to meet and exchange experience for medical professionals whose work involves the use of radiation sources. It has been a good tradition for many […]

The number of unregistered sources of radiation is continued to drop

During the first quarter of 2019, regional inspections of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate together with the relevant structural units of the central executive authorities of Ukraine ensured the detection and removal of radioactive materials from an illicit trafficking, as well as their return to regulatory control. The detection of radiation contaminated scrap metal entering […]