Russia: Kurgan Customs Release Radiation Detection Statistics


Between January – May 2010, Kurgan Customs registered 240 cases involving the transportation of goods with elevated levels of radiation across Russia's borders [1]. The details of the cases were not specified.

Abstract Number: 20100970
Headline: Russia: Kurgan Customs Release Radiation Detection Statistics
Date: January – May 2010
Bibliography: "'Фоны', но знаЙ меру ['Backgrounds', but knowing the measure]," Federal Customs Service, 26 May 2010, via
Material: Unidentified radioactive material

April 24, 2012

This article is part of a collection examining reported incidents of nuclear or radioactive materials trafficking in or originating from the Newly Independent States.

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