a bomb attack could contaminate a large area. Radioactive substances introduced into the dust of ventilation an office building, as the WTC could create enormous casualties. The question is whether the terrorist group can achieve its goals more effectively with a nuclear device. A conventional bomb or a chemical or biological weapons. Feliz. there are very few attempts to nuclear terrorism publicly known to date.
A shameful attempt yet occurred in the capital – the Russian Atomic Energy Minister powerful Russia, Victor MikhaiIov continuously and denied that nuclear materials and components falling into the wrong hands. however. the end of 1995, Shamil Basayev, a Chechen military commander, organized the funeral and the subsequent discovery of a bag full of cesium-137 because of Izmailovsky Park, a few blocks from the headquarters MINATOM. a But of course, this attempt was only to issue a warning, it became clear that in the post Soviet-era regional leaders have access to nuclear materials. In 1996, for a short period, Lieutenant General Alexander Lebed was Boris Yeltsin Council.f Secretary of Homeland Security? a Since I was one of its responsibilities for nuclear safety, ordered a check of 132 a maleta-nukes “, which assumes that stock. Despite an intensive search, you can find only 48. The remaining 84 were absent nuclear. 58 Since no one knows where it is possible that it could have found its way into the hands of organized crime, waiting for the best deal. a Unfortunately, nuclear smuggling is not the only area in which there is evidence that even the highest levels of Russian forces are involved in the illegal trade in WMD technology.