Meeting of the International Independent Scientific Commission for investigation of Ru-106 case. Upon the initiative put forward by Academician Leonid Bolshov, Scientific Leader of the Nuclear Safety Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Ivanov, Head of the Russian Scientific Commission on Radiation Protection, an International Independent Scientific Commission for investigation of Ru-106 case in Europe in September-October 2017 (Ru-Commission) was established in December 2017. The Commission represents an independent group of scientists and specialists from France, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Great Britain and Russia, whose members are professionals in the area of nuclear safety, transport modelling and emergency response. The Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor) of Russia and the State Corporation “Rosatom” agreed to render an informational support for the Commission work. The main objective of the Commission is to define the origin of the Ru-106 release and its possible effect on the population health.
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