Fear of nuclear arms race

RUSSIA / FSU POLITICS - In Brief 13 Aug 2019 by Alex Teddy

More information has been has been discovered about the August 8 nuclear accident in Russia. On August 8 accident took place at off Archangelsk killing 5 nuclear weapons experts. At the funeral of the scientists the head of the nuclear arms program praised the men for their courage. The US suspects that a nuclear cruise missile was being tested. After the explosion radiation in the area shot up to 20 times the normal level. The Russian Government insists that there was no radiation released. President Trump said that the missile explosion has allowed the US to garner plenty of information about the Russian missile program. The US cancelling the NPT has sparked worries about a nuclear arms race. This will mean more tests and lead to more accidents.

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