Trader In Radioactive Metals Arrested. Attempt To Sell Innards Of An Atom Bomb In Moscow
The director of the KONFORM Limited Liability Partnership from St. Petersburg has been arrested during an attempt to sell a container of radioactive materials. The individual in question claimed to have acquired the container some time ago on the street.
Abstract Number: 19930770
Headline: Trader In Radioactive Metals Arrested. Attempt To Sell Innards Of An Atom Bomb In Moscow
Date: 28 August 1993
Bibliography: Kommersant Daily, p. 21
Material: radioactive materials
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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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