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Dr. Arkady Brish: 'I Was Not Afraid to Create the First Atomic Bomb.'
RIA Novosti

Dr. Arkady Brish: 'I Was Not Afraid to Create the First Atomic...

the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan. It was code-named First Lightning by Soviet scientists and Joe 1 (after Joseph Stalin) by the Americans. To test the bomb's destructive capacity, engineers built houses, ... RIA Novosti, 3 weeks ago

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New York, 29 August 2014 - Secretary-General's message for the International Day against Nuclear Tests [scroll down for French version]

On this day in 1991, Kazakhstan closed the nuclear test site near Semipalatinsk. On that same date in 1949, the Soviet Union conducted its first nuclear test, followed by another 455 nuclear tests over succeeding decades, with a terrible effect on ...
 United Nations3 weeks ago Ending All Nuclear Tests Will Lead to Safer More Prosperous Future Secretary-General Says in Message for International Day  Big News Network3 weeks ago UN renews its commitment against nuclear weapons and..  Cihan Haber1 week ago New York, 10 September 2014 - Secretary-General remarks at the informal meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests  United Nations1 week ago
Deutsche Welle

Participants of nevada-semipalatinsk anti-nuclear movement to build eco-town

24.08.2014 09:08 Members of the movement Nevada-Semipalatinsk anti-nuclear movement are committed to developing alternative energy. The activists plan to build a small township that will operate solely on safe innovative energy technologies. The ...
 Kazakh TV3 weeks ago Medical congress in Kazakhstan honors victims of nuclear weapons  Individual.com2 weeks ago Doctors want to see a drop in radioactivity  Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago Kazakhstan made tremendous contribution to peacekeeping Chinese expert  Kazinform3 weeks ago

23RD anniversary of Semipalatinsk test site closure

25.08.2014 21:11 The tragic pages of Kazakhstan's history filled with pain and suffering will forever remain in the memories of the victims of the nuclear tests. On August 29 in 1949 the Soviet Union government tested an atomic bomb on a Kazakh ...
 Kazakh TV3 weeks ago

Atomic Lake Now Safe Enough To Swim

Lake Chagan Radioativity Tetrix Tetrix, Semipalatinsk Polygon Expedition 2008 Nuclear bombs are seen as weapons of mass destruction, but some scientists imagined their use for good. Controlled explosions could be used to divert rivers, dig ... month ago

Inside the Former Soviet Union's Secret Nuclear Test Cities

Though it played out on the international stage, the arms race between the United States and the USSR took place mainly in rural, isolated parts of the world. The Americans tested their nuclear bombs on a desolate patch of Nevada. The Russians chose ...
 Gizmodo1 week ago
Business Times Singapore

The nuclear disarmament mess

India should join hands with Japan and Kazakhstan to push the world on the road to nuclear disarmament, says Ramesh Ramachandran Photo: Reuters Milestone Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the site of the nuclear tests in Pokhran , Photo: Jitender ...
 Tehelka1 week ago Pulling its weight in nuclear safety and security  Business Times Singapore3 weeks ago
United Nations

UN for new commitment against nukes

UNITED NATIONS United Nations officials Wednesday called for renewed commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests, noting that nearly 2,000 such tests have taken place since 1945. Our collective aspiration for a world free of ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 week ago UN Call for Global Commitment to Ending Nuclear Tests  Scoop1 week ago UN officials call for renewed global commitment to ending nuclear tests  United Nations1 week ago
Islamic Republic News Agency

Senior UN officials urge renewed commitment to world free of nuclear weapons

Senior UN officials on Wednesday called for renewed global commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and tests. "Nuclear disarmament has always been a priority for me, and ending testing is a central component," said UN Secretary-General Ban ...
 Individual.com1 week ago End all nuclear tests for sake of a nuclear free world - Ban  Islamic Republic News Agency3 weeks ago

Nine feature films in Golden Orange int'l competition

ISTANBUL - 08.09.2014 18:07:59 A total of nine films, including first-time Indian director Chaitanya Tamhane's Court and Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund's Turist, will be in the running next month in the international competition of ...
 Cihan Haber1 week ago
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