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February 02, 1967

V.V. SHCHERBYTSKY, HEAD OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE UKRAINIAN SSR, TO THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE UKRAINIAN COMMUNIST PARTY

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    Address of the Council of Ministers of Ukrainian SSR to the Central Committee of the Ukrainian Communist Party confirming the site for the construction of the the 2000mW ‘Central Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant’ near the village Kopachi, Chornobyl district, Kyiv region.
    "V.V. Shcherbytsky, Head of the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR, to the Central Committee of the Ukrainian Communist Party," February 02, 1967, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Archive of the Ukrainian National Chornobyl Museum. Contributed by Anna Korolevska and Adam Higginbotham. Originally obtained from the Central State Archives of Public Organizations of Ukraine. Translated by Angela Greenfield. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/208400
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CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF UKRAINE

The Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR is forwarding for your approval a draft of the resolution of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine and the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR regarding the selection of a site for the construction of the Central-Ukrainian Nuclear Power Station near the village of Kopachi in the Chornobyl Rayon of Kyiv Oblast'.

The construction of the Central-Ukrainian Nuclear Power Station in the Kyiv Region is provided for under the resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR dated September 29, 1966 No. 800-555 “On the Construction and Commission of Nuclear Power Stations in 1966-1975”, and the commissioning of the first line with the capacity of 1,000 thousand kW is envisioned in 1974 and of the second line with the capacity of 1,000 thousand kW in 1975.

The site near the village of Kopachi is recommended by the state commission, approved by the collegium of the State Planning Authority (GOSPLAN) of the UkSSR and agreed upon by the Kyiv Oblast' Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine, Kyiv Oblast' Executive Committee, Ministry of Agriculture of the UkSSR, Ministry of Energy and Electrification of the UkSSR, as well as by other interested entities.

A draft resolution and information sheet regarding the choice of site are enclosed.

                   [signature] V. Shcherbitsky

                   02.02.68

                   [rectangular stamp: Central Committee of

                   the Communist Party of Ukraine [illegible]

                   Incoming No.418/14–4

                   February 2, 1967

                   Has to be returned]

C-29

2-2-67

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