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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

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The Borisoglebsk national-level nuclear weapons storage facility is just northwest of the town of the same name. Corona Mission 1114-2 of 2 April 1971 suggests it contained 4-5 storage bunkers. Maintenance buildings are visible alongside the access roads to the bunkers.

Sources and Methods

  • Thomas Cochrane, William Arkin, Robert Norris and Jeffrey Sands, Soviet Nuclear Weapons Nuclear Weapons Databook Volume IV, Natural Resources Defense Council [New York, Harper & Row, 1989].
  • Thomas Cochrane, Robert Norris and Oleg Bukharin, Making the Bomb - From Stalin to Yeltsin [Boulder, Westview Press, 1995]

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