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Radar station "Duga" in Chernobyl exclusion zone will be included in the State Register of Immovable Monuments

Radar station

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the 21st of April in 2021 voted for the radar station "Duga" inclusion in the State Register of Immovable Monuments. The station is located in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. The information was received from the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Alexander Tkachenko.

At the same time, the inclusion of such a popular tourist object as the Duga radar station in this register should increase the chances of including the entire Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in the UNESCO sites list.

Alexander Tkachenko noted that the team of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy has submitted a request to enter the station "Duga" in the State Register of Immovable Monuments primarily for this object preservation in the future. This is due to the fact that many objects located in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, will be ruined without proper care. Destruction is unacceptable in any way, so the officials are taking measures.

At the moment, the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine is working on adding to the register of immovable monuments and other famous places of interests of the Chernobyl exclusion zone, in order to protect them from destruction.

Even though the Duga radar station was seriously contaminated after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, lots of tourists come to visit this symbol of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone every day. Most of the official excursion programs to Chernobyl and the abandoned city of Pripyat also include group visits to the Duga radar station.

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