American-Ukrainian physicist Igor Bolshinsky monitors the loading of casks containing highly enriched uranium into trucks at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Almaty, Kazakhstan. .The removal of Kazakhstan's highly enriched uranium (HEU) is part of the U.S. Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI), where Igor Bolshinsky and Kelly Cummins work, that tries to secure nuclear material around the world to prevent their misuse by terrorists and rogue states.Add to Lightbox Download
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