Roughly translated via Google from Russian to English:
Companies and employers are obliged to provide their employees with personal protective equipment in case of radiation or chemical contamination – buy gas masks and special kits.
The purpose of Minister of Emergency Situations signed Vladimir Puchkov order which shall take effect from today – the protection of the population in the event of a chemical or radioactive contamination. The whole territory of St. Petersburg is related to a particular (highest) group of civil defense, including may be subjected to radioactive contamination in the event of an accident at Leningrad NPP. Therefore, 100 percent of the citizens should be provided with gas masks, nearly one in three from St. Petersburg – as “medical personal protective equipment” (kits with special preparations – AI-2). Continue reading