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Moscow (Voice of Russia) Oct 02, 2012
The Guard-2012 international exercise to counter nuclear terrorist threats has drawn to a close in Moscow.
The manoeuvres were held as part of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism, which Russian and US Presidents proclaimed in St. Petersburg on July 15.
During the exercise, Russia showed state-of-the-art instruments to detect radioactive substances, as well as ways that Russian special-purpose units act to neutralize mock terrorists who got hold of radioactive materials.
Taking part were delegations from 58 countries, and also the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Interpol and the IAEA.
Source: Voice of Russia
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Switzerland sentences three in Libyan nuclear case
Geneva (AFP) Sept 25, 2012
Switzerland's highest court on Tuesday sentenced a family of Swiss engineers accused of helping Libya in its failed efforts years ago to build up a nuclear weapons programme. But Friedrich Tinner, 70, and his two sons Marco and Urs were free to leave the Federal Court of Justice in Lausanne because of the length of time they had already served in detention and a plea bargaining agreement. ... read more
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