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Nuclear Waste Lurks Beneath Arctic Ice via The Moscow Times

Large-scale Soviet nuclear tests, dumping of spent fuel and two scuttled nuclear-powered submarines are a major source of pollution in the Arctic ocean, a Russian research institute has said. There are 17,000 containers and 19 vessels holding radioactive waste submerged in the Kara Sea, as well as 14 … Continue reading

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This Is How Russia Disposes Of Its Dated Nuclear Submarines via Business Insider

… Information now provided to the Norwegian daily Aftenposten by Russia’s authorities catalogue “enormous quantities” of Soviet-era nuclear reactors and radioactive waste dumped into the Kara Sea over the course of decades, far worse than previously known, and which include the experimental K-27 submarine … Continue reading

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