Explosion at a secretive Russian military missile research facility Thursday killed 2 people and triggered a radiation leak in the nearby city of #Severodvinsk, forcing authorities to ban shipping from a major port for a month @marcbennetts1 thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/…
Nuclear fuel carrier “Serebryanka” remains inside closed-off waters near Russian missile explosion site; victims of radiation exposure in #Severodvinsk taken to Moscow hospital @NilsenThomas thebarentsobserver.com/en/security/20…
Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near military explosion that killed 2 people and injured 6 #Severodvinsk theguardian.com/world/2019/aug…
"Shortly after the explosion, gamma radiation levels in the neighbouring city of #Severodvinsk reportedly jumped to 20 times their normal rate for nearly half an hour, contradicting the Russian defense ministry’s assurances that all levels were normal."
July 29: Source of a massive radioactive leak that swept Europe in 2017, releasing 100 times more radiation in Europe than the 2011 Fukushima disaster, was a nuclear processing plant in #Russia, new study confirms independent.co.uk/news/radioacti…
Russian nuclear agency confirms role in #Severodvinsk explosion: 5 Rosatom employees died in the accident, which occurred during a test of an “isotope power source for a liquid-fuelled rocket engine” #Russia theguardian.com/world/2019/aug…
US-based nuclear experts suspect the #Severodvinsk explosion and radiation release occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile touted by Putin last year #Russia reuters.com/article/us-rus…
"You don’t need this ship [nuclear fuel carrier Serebryanka] for conventional missile tests," Lewis @ArmsControlWonk said.

"You need it when you recover a nuclear propulsion unit from the sea floor." #Severodvinsk
"On Friday, there was a run on pharmacies for medicines containing iodine. Pharmacies in Arkhangelsk reportedly ran out."

Russia confirms radioactive materials were involved in deadly explosion as the admitted death toll rose to 7 #Severodvinsk nyti.ms/2ZU8aOo
"While the Kremlin has provided no full explanation of what happened, Rosatom’s statement suggested a mishap during a test of a new class of nuclear-engined weapons that Putin first spoke publicly about last year."
"One new weapon Putin discussed was a globe-spanning cruise missile called Burevestnik or the Petrel, named for the far-flying seabird. It would have an unlimited range thanks to a nuclear propulsion unit.

Putin said the device had already been tested."
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