President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has appointed a new press-secretary. This is ukrainian journalist Darka Chepak. She used to be chief editor at "Savik Shuster Studio" and on the "5th channel".
Technogenic disaster on Japan is more dangerous than any of natural disaster, minister of Emergency Situations Viktor Baloga said. Talking about Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Baloga said it is not correct to compare this situation with Chernobyl disaster. “Japan is 5% from Chernobyl now. We should hope for the best”, - the minister said.
Most of Ukrainians think the nuclear power plants are dangerous from ecologic point of view. The Gorshenin Institute’s survey has revealed that 40,8% of citizens believe nuclear power plants are dangerous, and 25,4% - rather dangerous. 70,2% of Ukrainians are afraid the serious disaster could happen on ukrainian nuclear power plants.