Columbia University History of Science Society

Nuclear Fallout in Kazakhstan
February 25, 2010, 6:21 am
Filed under: Events

Between 1949 and 1989, the Soviet Union conducted more than 450 nuclear tests in northern Kazakhstan, at the Semipalatinsk Test Site. Many Kazakhs suffer deformities or have died from the radioactive fallout.

Click the following link to the Washington Post’s gallery on Kazakhstan’s uranium gamble.


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