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Russian Customs Rejects Radioactive Cars From Japan via Rianovosti

VLADIVOSTOK, April 21 (RIA Novosti) – Customs officers in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok have rejected 17 cars and spare parts from Japan this year due to unsafe radiation levels, a substantial decrease from last year, the Russian Customs Service said Monday.
“In the first quarter of 2014, customs officers have sifted out 17 objects [cars or parts] with increased nuclear radiation levels and beta-active radio nucleotides, shipped by sea from Japanese ports. The import of all 17 contaminated objects was prohibited and they were shipped back,” the Vladivostok Customs Service said in a statement.

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