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Finnish authorities have denied the rumors about the radiation from Russia

The Central authority responsible in Finland for radiation and nuclear safety, denied on Friday the rumors about radiation from Russia.

"The rumors circulating in the social networks, warning about the dangers of radiation in Finland caused fire on Russian nuclear power plant are untrue," - said in the message of Management on radiation and nuclear safety (STUK) on Twitter.

The authorities consider it important to reassure people, as you receive information about the high demand for iodine in some Finnish pharmacies, the newspaper Iltalehti.

"This medicine should not be taken if you are not assigned. We also want to eliminate people's fears in this regard", - said the representative of STUK by Risto Isaksson publication, stressing that the Agency has no information about the source of rumors.

Earlier, the Office for radiation and nuclear safety reported a small amount of radioactive isotopes of cobalt, ruthenium and cesium in the air sample, collected in June, stressing that can not affirm that these particles were from Russia, and notifying that they did not affect radiation safety in the country.

Earlier, the IAEA said that emissions over Northern Europe poses no danger to human health and the environment.

More than 40 countries, including Russia, have informed the IAEA that in their territory there were no events that could lead to an increased concentration of radioisotopes in the air.

At the end of last week, some media reported that in early June, the authorities of nuclear and radiation safety in Sweden, Norway and Finland recorded in the atmosphere over the territory of Northern Europe a slight increase in the concentrations of radioactive isotopes with so-called reactor origin. It was also reported that, according to calculations by the National institutes of health and the environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands, these isotopes allegedly received from Russia and that the cause of the incident may be the depressurization of the fuel element in a reactor of any nuclear power plant.

As stated later, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, no alerts about threats or emergencies that could cause an increase in radiation levels in Russia, there was no system of monitoring radiation safety in Russia is perfect.