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Ukraine Secret Service Seizes Uranium at Airport

Ukraine’s SBU security service arrested a man at Kiev’s airport who had a case containing radioactive uranium-238 in his car, the Emergencies Ministry said Tuesday. It said the man was detained at Boryspil airport, Ukraine’s main international gateway, with 582 grams of uranium. It did not say when the arrest took place or whether he had been attempting to leave the country. “SBU officers detained the person who was moving a case with a radioactive substance — Uranium-238 — in his car,” the ministry said in a statement. It said ministry specialists had seized the case. A ministry official said an investigation had been launched. SBU officials were not immediately available for comment. Full Story

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