Results of the 67-th session of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of the Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)

Akleyev AV1,2, Azizova TV3, Ivanov VK4, Karpikova LA5, Kiselev SM6, Melikhova EM7, Romanov SA3, Fesenko SV8, Shinkarev SM6
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1 Ural Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2 Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia

3 Southern Urals Biophysics Institute of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia, Ozyorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

4 A. Tsyb Medical Radiological Research Center — branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Obninsk, Russia

5 Federal Medical and Biological Agency, Moscow, Russia

6 Burnazyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency, Moscow, Russia

7 Nuclear Safety Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

8 Russian Institute of Radiology and Agroecology, Obninsk, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed: Alexander V. Akleyev
Vorovsky, 68 A, Chelyabinsk, 454141; ur.mrcru@veyelka

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Acknowledgements: the authors acknowledge the members of the Russian delegation: S. G. Mikheenko, R. M. Takhouov and V. Yu. Usoltsev for participating in the 67th UNSCEAR Session, and also the URCRM employees: N. S. Kotova and A. Yu. Garbuzova for their assistance in preparation to the UNSCEAR Session.

Author contribution: all the authors equally contributed to the preparation of the manuscript.

Received: 2020-12-08 Accepted: 2021-01-30 Published online: 2021-01-30
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