13 extra security guards for Kola NPP

Publish date: May 22, 2004

A new public security police squad for Kola NPP protection will be soon established in Murmansk region.

Murmansk region governor Yury Yevdokimov signed the appropriate order. The squad will consist of 13 policemen, who will be responcible for the control of the roads and the territory in the so-called sanitary protection zone around Kola nuclear plant. According to, the purpose of the new squad will be prevention of terrorist activities as the Kola NPP is the most potentially dangerous site amongst all the civil sites in the region. Local budget will finance the new security squad.