Radioactive Contamination in the Former Soviet Union

Mr. Nikitin spoke about the problem of nuclear safety in Russia and potential threats from radiation from various sources. Among… read more

Mr. Nikitin spoke about the problem of nuclear safety in Russia and potential threats from radiation from various sources. Among the topics he addressed were threats from spent submarine reactors, environmental threats posed by poorly maintained facilities, and government secrecy and inaction. He also commented on a recent accident in which a Russian submarine had become incapacitated in the Barents Sea. Translation into English was performed by a translator. close

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Radioactive Contamination in the Former Soviet Union

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Program ID:
158892-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 2000
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2000

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  • Aug 23, 2000 | 4:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2000 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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