Health and safety considerations for U. S. monitors in the Russian transparency program.

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In 1993 the US and the Russian Federation signed an agreement allowing the US to purchase highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Russia over a 20-year period. This Highly Enriched Uranium Purchase Agreement permits the purchase of 500 metric tons of HEU from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons in the form of low-enriched uranium (LEU) for use as power reactor fuel in the US. Under the HEU Agreement, the US and Russia are cooperating in a ''Transparency Program'' to ensure that arms control and nonproliferation objectives are being met. The Transparency Program measures, which are a departure from traditional, intrusive measures of ... continued below

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Boggs, C. J. October 22, 1998.

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In 1993 the US and the Russian Federation signed an agreement allowing the US to purchase highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Russia over a 20-year period. This Highly Enriched Uranium Purchase Agreement permits the purchase of 500 metric tons of HEU from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons in the form of low-enriched uranium (LEU) for use as power reactor fuel in the US. Under the HEU Agreement, the US and Russia are cooperating in a ''Transparency Program'' to ensure that arms control and nonproliferation objectives are being met. The Transparency Program measures, which are a departure from traditional, intrusive measures of verification, include sending individuals from the US to Russia to monitor the processing of the HEU.

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  • 32nd Midyear Topical Meeting of the Health Physics Society, Albuquerque, NM (US), 01/24/1999--01/27/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/EA/CP-97041
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10925
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Boggs, C. J. Health and safety considerations for U. S. monitors in the Russian transparency program., article, October 22, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626304/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.