Russia's nuclear elite on rampage

Popova, Lydia
April 1993
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1993, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p14
Speculates that the Russian building program signed into law in late December by Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin is a case of the nuclear industry protecting its own. Background of the Soviet nuclear industry, including secrecy and financial dependence on the taxpayer; Nuclear elite unrepentant about Chernobyl and the government bureaucrats have forgotten; Arguments of the Russian Ministry of Nuclear Industry cannot withstand scrutiny; Blind support of expansion.


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