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'Potentially Dangerous' Objects Found in Northern Russia After Accident
A test at a military site on Aug. 8 caused a brief rise in radiation levels in the nearby city of Severodvinsk.
Russian Nuclear Blast Debris Is Still Emitting Radiation, Reports Say
Background radiation levels several times above the norm were measured near two boats that washed ashore following the Aug. 8 blast.
Remembering Beslan 15 Years Later
For the nightmare of Beslan never to be repeated, its lessons must be learned.
Russia’s Mystery Nuclear Explosion Occurred During Missile Recovery at Sea — Reports
A U.S. intelligence report allegedly says the explosion happened while raising a nuclear-powered missile that landed in the sea in a failed test.
Russia Needs to Know the Truth About the Arkhangelsk Nuclear Blast
From what, or whom, could this silence possibly offer protection?
deadly rocket test
Norway Nuclear Monitor Backtracks on Theory of Second Russia Blast
The second explosion was detected by infrasonic air pressure sensors in the Norwegian town of Bardufoss.
Isotopes' Composition Proves Nuclear Reactor Was Involved in Russian Explosion, Expert Says
The findings are "proof that it was a nuclear reactor that exploded," in Russia's north, a Norwegian nuclear expert said.
Russia Finds Radioactive Isotopes in Test Samples After Accident in Severodvinsk
A cloud of radioactive inert gases caused a brief spike in radiation following the accident.
Russian Doctor Contaminated by Food, Not Nuclear Blast – Authorities
This is the first official confirmation that a doctor who treated patients after a nuclear blast was found with a radioactive isotope in his body.
Russian Rocket Accident Likely Had 2 Explosions, Norway Monitor Says
The second explosion was likely from an airborne rocket powered by radioactive fuel.
Kremlin Says Chernobyl-Style Explosion Cover-up ‘Impossible’
Suppressing information about the explosion “is out of the question, I can tell you dutifully,” the Kremlin's spokesman said.
Russian Doctors Rattled by Radiation Exposure Told to ‘Get to Work’ After Explosion
“Anyone who was in contact with the contaminated now needs constant checkups,” one medical worker said.
Off the grid
Russia Says It Won't Share Rocket Explosion Data as Suspicions Swirl
Four Russian nuclear radiation monitoring stations stopped transmitting data days after a mysterious explosion in northern Russia.
4 Russian Nuclear Monitors ‘Went Silent’ Following Rocket Explosion – WSJ
One arms control expert called the disruptions “a very odd coincidence.”
Russian Pilot Says He's No Hero Despite Praise for Crash-Landing
Russian media have said it was a miracle that no one was killed when the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 was forced to land in a field outside Moscow.
For the birds
Moscow Authorities ‘Discover’ Flocks of Birds Near Plane Crash-Landing Site
Officials initially rejected claims that a flock of gulls that caused the plane's crash-landing might have come from a nearby landfill.
Ecologist Says Russian Nuclear Agency Committed Crime by Conducting Test Near City
Rosatom has said that the Aug. 8 accident occurred during a rocket test involving "isotope power sources."
Moscow Passenger Plane Makes 'Miraculous' Crash-Landing in Cornfield
Birds were reportedly sucked into the plane's engines shortly after takeoff, leading to a crash-landing with up to 74 injuries.
Russia Stole U.S. Hypersonic Missile Tech to Make Nuclear Advances – Bolton
“Something obviously has gone badly wrong here,” Bolton said of the mysterious explosion that killed five Russian nuclear experts.
Norway Detects Radioactive Iodine by Russian Border Days After Rocket Explosion
Five people were killed in the blast which state nuclear agency Rosatom said involved "isotope power sources."
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