The occupied Crimea was included in the rating of the most polluted regions controlled by Russia.

According to Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being, Rospotrebnadzor, the most polluted region of the last year was Buryatia. In second place was the Khabarovsk Territory, followed by the Irkutsk Region, the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Kursk Region and the annexed Crimea.

The rating was based on the proportion of air samples in which the permissible concentration of contaminated substances was exceeded.

Rospotrebnadzor informed that in the resort areas of the occupied peninsula the air was not contaminated.

QHA reported that In the center of Russia-occupied Sevastopol, the level of pollution of sea water exceeds the norm by 5 times, according to the report Rospotrebnadzor. The analysis was carried out in connection with the water pollution in Artillery Bay of Sevastopol, with the area of about 600 square meters.

Source: Izvestia