Poroshenko ordered to create in Chernobyl biosphere reserve

Порошенко распорядился создать в Чернобыле биосферный заповедник

The President signed the corresponding decree.

In Ivankov and Polesskoe raions of the Kyiv oblast will be created by the Chernobyl radiation-ecological biosphere reserve with an area of 227 thousand hectares.

As reported on the official website of the head of state, the corresponding decree the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed on Tuesday.

The decree will come into force from the date of entry into force of the law regulating the issue of land allotment zones of exclusion and resettlement, environmental protection regime of territories and objects of natural reserve Fund established in the territory of such zones, as well as abolishing the requirements on education of biosphere reserves exclusively on the basis of nature reserves and national parks.

According to the decree, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is obliged within six months to establish the regulations on the reserve and in the two-year period to solve the question of granting him the use of 964,7 226 ha of land to develop the land management project, approve the project organization of the territory of the reserve.

The Cabinet also required the drafting of legislation on the state budget required for the functioning of the reserve funds.

The decree also provides support for the proposal of the Cabinet of Ministers on the creation administration of the Chernobyl radiation-ecological reserve of the biosphere in the management of the State Agency of Ukraine for managing the exclusion zone.

Earlier, the Ministry of ecology and natural resources proposed to create in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl radiological biosphere reserve with an area of 227 thousand hectares.

In Chernobyl I want to create a platform for scientific experiments