Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts

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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.

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Erickson, S A & Lawson, T M August 31, 1999.

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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.

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699 Kilobytes pages

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  • Other Information: PBD: 31 Aug 1999

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  • Report No.: UCRL-ID-135929
  • Report No.: GJ0800000
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/14953 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 14953
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622679

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Erickson, S A & Lawson, T M. Trafficking of nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union news abstracts, report, August 31, 1999; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622679/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.