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Russian research facility quietly released 100 times more radiation than the Fukushima disaster… and almost no one reported it

Did you hear about the radioactive leak that sent 100 times more radiation than Fukushima into the atmosphere? If the answer is no, you’re not the only one. The incident, which took place back in 2017, went largely under the radar despite the dangers it posed. Now, the source has been identified as a southern Russia nuclear processing plant.  Italian scientists raised the alarm bell in October 2017 over a spike in radioactive ruthenium-106, and spikes were then detected across Europe, Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, and even as far away as the Caribbean. The presence of ruthenium alone indicated that the source was likely a nuclear reprocessing plant; a reactor accident would have seen several radioactive elements released.  Read more.....

 

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