Security is tight during the tranportation of highly enriched uranium from the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to an armoured train, where the radioactive material will be brought to Russia for downgrading. .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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