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Title: Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts

Abstract

This report was generated to provide a background for understanding the type and variety of smuggling incidents that have been reported. As discussed in the Site Prioritization report, smuggling cases provide insight into the activities of what has been called ''amateur smuggling'', that is, smugglers who do not belong to a professional smuggling gang. In many instances, the law enforcement officials giving the press release are not familiar with nuclear materials, and give incorrect identification. The other portions of the information, such as number of individuals involved, places, and modes of operation are likely to be more correct.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Defense Programs (DP) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
14953
Report Number(s):
UCRL-ID-135929; GJ0800000
GJ0800000; TRN: AH200130%%190
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 31 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; NUCLEAR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT; THEFT; NATIONAL SECURITY; RUSSIAN FEDERATION; ARMENIA; AZERBAIJAN; BELARUS; ESTONIA; KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; LATVIA; LITHUANIA; MOLDOVA; REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; UKRAINE; UZBEKISTAN

Citation Formats

Erickson, S A, and Lawson, T M. Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/14953.
Erickson, S A, & Lawson, T M. Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts. United States. doi:10.2172/14953.
Erickson, S A, and Lawson, T M. Tue . "Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts". United States. doi:10.2172/14953. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/14953.
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title = {Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts},
author = {Erickson, S A and Lawson, T M},
abstractNote = {This report was generated to provide a background for understanding the type and variety of smuggling incidents that have been reported. As discussed in the Site Prioritization report, smuggling cases provide insight into the activities of what has been called ''amateur smuggling'', that is, smugglers who do not belong to a professional smuggling gang. In many instances, the law enforcement officials giving the press release are not familiar with nuclear materials, and give incorrect identification. The other portions of the information, such as number of individuals involved, places, and modes of operation are likely to be more correct.},
doi = {10.2172/14953},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {8}
}

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