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Russian troops took highly radioactive ‘souvenirs’ looted from Chernobyl, Ukraine says via Insider

Alia Shoaib Russian soldiers looted highly radioactive “souvenirs” from Chernobyl, a Ukrainian agency said. The items could cause radiation burns, radiation sickness, and irreversible processes in the body. Last week Ukraine said it had regained control of the power plant, … Continue reading

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Mexico issues alert after theft of radioactive material via ABC

Five Mexican states have been put on alert after a truck carrying a container of potentially dangerous radioactive material was stolen, the Interior Ministry says. The National Co-ordination of Civil Protection issued the warning after a company in the central … Continue reading

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Radioactive material stolen from Egyptian nuclear power station via The Telegraph

Radioactive material has been stolen from a nuclear power station on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast that was the site of violent protests last week, state-run al-Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday. A safe containing radioactive material at the Dabaa nuclear power plant … Continue reading

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