Deputy Director of nuclear icebreakers’ service base to appear in court

Publish date: November 19, 2003

Murmansk police completed investigation of the criminal case against deputy director of nuclear icebreakers' service base Atomflot Alexander Tulyakov.

The case files have been transferred to Oktyabrsky district court in Murmansk. Presiding judge Sergey Alisov will hold the first session tomorrow. The hearing will be held at closed session as some documents contain state secrets. Besides, the criminal case involves proceedings against a director of the restricted access facility. Tyulyakov was apprehended while trying to sell a suitcase with uranium-235 to the Russian Security Police agents. The substance with uranium-238 was later found at his flat and garage.

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