Mozambique: In Spring 1989 Uranium Was Already Being Sold in Maputo

Abstract:

Uranium, stolen from a Soviet ship in the port of Maputo, was offered in five different containers selling for $180,000.

Abstract Number:  19910000
Headline:  Mozambique: In Spring 1989 Uranium Was Already Being Sold in Maputo
Date:  16 July 1991
Bibliography:  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, p. 7
Material:  uranium

July 16, 1991
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