Kurchatov (Kazakhstan)

Type: City
Name: Kurchatov (Kazakhstan)
Country: Kazakhstan
Latitude: 50.380001
Longitude: 80.18
population: 13,152
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Photographer Risks Nuclear Radiation To Capture Haunting Post-Soviet Landscapes

In a haunting legacy of the Cold War, the remains of secret military cities still scatter the lands that were once part of the Soviet Union. Award-winning photographer Nadav Kander managed to get inside two of these cities, still closed to outsiders, ... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

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 a ... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Kazakhstan Invites The World To Join Anti Nuclear Campaign

From Kamarul Ariffin Md YassinASTANA (Kazakhstan), Aug 31 (Bernama) -- Kazakhstan, whose population have endured horrible sufferings from 40 years of nuclear weapon activities, has invited the world to join their nuclear weapons free world campaign ... [Published Bernama - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

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

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, ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

500 Participants For 21st IPPNW World Congress

From Kamarul Ariffin Md YassinASTANA (Kazakhstan), Aug 27 (Bernama) -- About 500 participants from 44 countries are participating in the 21st International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) World Congress, which aims to force for a ... [Published Bernama - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Anti Nuclear War Congress In Astana Starts Tomorrow

From Kamarul Ariffin Md YassinASTANA (Kazakhstan), Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Astana, the Kazakhstan capital city, will be the centre of focus among members of the anti-nuclear war fraternity as it will host the 21st International Physicians for the Prevention ... [Published Bernama - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Mystery over Kazakh nuclear power plans

As the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed the recent deal forming the Eurasian Economic Union with his counterparts from Belarus and Kazakhstan in the Kazakh capital city of Astana, one controversial agreement went relatively unnoticed.On the same ... [Published Eco-Business - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rosatom to Complete Kazakhstan Reactor by 2016

Working group needs 18 months to complete plansRosatom, Russia’s state-run nuclear energy company, is working with the government of Kazakhstan to build its first nuclear power plant.The alliance was established earlier this year and last week the working ... [Published Breakbulk - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Conference on avoiding possible disasters held in Kurchatov

11.08.2014 20:18Scientists from around the world intend to avoid future possible disaster. The number of natural disasters, as the statistics show, does not become smaller. Experts figured out what steps should be taken to prevent a particular danger ... [Published Kazakh TV - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

FACT SHEET: U.S. - Kazakhstan Cooperative Activities in Nuclear Security

Office of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseMarch 25, 2014For many years, the United States and Kazakhstan have engaged in a broad set of cooperative activities to enhance and improve Kazakhstan’s nuclear security capabilities.  Recent and ongoing ... [Published The White House - Mar 25 2014]

Quotes

Kander named the photo series after a line in T S Eliot's The Waste Land : "I will show you fear in a handful of dust." The exhibition is at London's Flowers Gallery until Oct. 11
More than 500 participants from 44 countries participated in the congress themed "From a Nuclear Test Ban to a Nuclear Weapon Free World: Disarmament, Peace and Global Health in the 21st Century"
Dr. Arkady Brish: "I Was Not Afraid to Create the First Atomic Bomb"
"Kazakhstan first made an unprecedented move - the voluntary give upup on the fourth nuclear capability in the world. People of Kazakhstan have suffered a lot because of nuclear weapons."

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Photographer Risks Nuclear Radiation To Capture... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
Inside the Former Soviet Union's Secret Nuclear... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 12 2014]
Kazakhstan Invites The World To Join Anti Nucle... [Published Bernama - Aug 31 2014]
Dr. Arkady Brish: 'I Was Not Afraid to Create t... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 29 2014]
500 Participants For 21st IPPNW World Congress [Published Bernama - Aug 27 2014]
Anti Nuclear War Congress In Astana Starts Tomo... [Published Bernama - Aug 26 2014]
International conference of medical students su... [Published Kazakh TV - Aug 25 2014]
Mystery over Kazakh nuclear power plans [Published Eco-Business - Aug 20 2014]
Kazakhstan's nuclear power plans - the mysterie... [Published Ecologist - Aug 19 2014]
Rosatom to Complete Kazakhstan Reactor by 2016 [Published Breakbulk - Aug 11 2014]
Conference on avoiding possible disasters held ... [Published Kazakh TV - Aug 11 2014]
FACT SHEET: U.S. - Kazakhstan Cooperative Acti... [Published The White House - Mar 25 2014]
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