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Trader In Radioactive Metals Arrested. Attempt To Sell Innards Of An Atom Bomb In Moscow

Abstract:

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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