Evidence is mounting that Russia may be trying to cover up a tragic nuclear accident after a mysterious explosion killed at least seven people at a Russian naval weapons testing range earlier this month.
Something — Russia has not said exactly what — mysteriously exploded at the Nyonoksa testing range on Russia’s northern coast on August 8, and in the aftermath a nearby town experienced a spike in radiation levels. Days later, local officials ordered an evacuation, only to cancel it a few hours later.
Doctors who treated the Russian engineers injured in the explosion were not informed that their patients were radioactive, The Moscow Times reported on Friday. After providing treatment, one doctor was found to have a radioactive isotope in their muscle tissue, the newspaper said.
Furthermore, four nuclear monitoring sites nearby strangely went offline after the deadly Nyonoksa explosion. All signs are pointing to a classic Russian cover-up.
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