Radioactive Material Denied Entry to Russia at Customs Post in Sochi
In October 2004, Sochi, Russia customs officers prevented a radioactive substance from being brought into Russia, Chernomorskaya zdravnitsa reported on 29 January 2005. The report does not specify the type and the quantity of the radioactive material. The disposition of the radioactive material was also not reported.
Abstract Number: 20050060
Headline: Chto proiskhodit... [What is going on...]
Date: 29 January 2005
Bibliography: Integrum Techno, http://www.integrum.ru
Orig. Src.: Chernomorskaya zdravnitsa, 29 January 2005
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