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Nuclear explosions a world-wide hazard

A. M. Kuzin

Nuclear explosions a world-wide hazard

by A. M. Kuzin

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Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House in Moscow .
Written in English


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Statement[by] A. M. Kuzin ; translated from the Russian by G. Yankovsky.
The Physical Object
Pagination139p. :
Number of Pages139
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Open LibraryOL18184430M

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Dangers of Nuclear Power Generation John Scales Avery University of Copenhagen, Denmark Ma Today the heartfelt sympathy and prayers of the whole world go to Japan. On Saturday, Febru thousands of activists marched through London in opposition to the country’s nuclear weapons policy. Meanwhile, in the United States, Russia, and now China, nuclear tensions may be escalating. “It takes about 30 minutes for a missile to fly between the United States and Russia,” a recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) reminded readers.


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