Private cooperatives in the USSR have begun selling alloys of beryllium and zirconium used in nuclear weapons. Traders have tried selling nuclear reactors that produce plutonium to such countries as Israel, Pakistan and Argentina.
Abstract Number: 19910030
Headline: Crisis Fallout: The Soviet Turmoil Up- ends Nuclear Safety Strategies
Date: 30 August 1991
Bibliography: The Wall Street Journal, p. A1
Material: Nuclear Related Dual-Use Materials (berryllium and zirconium)