Diggers found container for radioactive material in Vladivostok

Publish date: March 3, 2005

The container was found in the bombshelter in the city centre.

It was discovered on the territory of the Vladivostok State University during the regular examination of the underground facilities by the Vladdiggerspas group, or VDK, Greenpeace reported. The radiation levels turned out to be normal as the radioactive source was removed earlier by unknown persons. According to the director of Radiation security service Primtekhnopolis Ivan Skogorev, the container is definitely for storage and shipment of the powerful radiation source. The Russian security service has launched investigation.