Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Russia On High Nuclear Alert As It Opens A New Round-The-Clock Nuclear Explosion Detection Facility

A cinematographer films an atomic mushroom cloud on July 19, 1957 in Yucca Flat, Colorado  

Reuters: Russia begins round-the-clock nuclear explosion detection at new facility -Ifax 

(Reuters) - Russia has begun round-the-clock monitoring to detect nuclear explosions at a newly opened facility, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing the defence ministry. 

"From July 1, 2022, in order to strengthen the defence capability of our state, shifts of the Main Centre for Geophysical Monitoring began to carry out round-the-clock duty," Interfax reported citing the ministry. 

The centre, which opened on June 1, is tasked with identifying the sources of man-made "geophysical disturbances" as well as nuclear explosions, Interfax reported. 

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Update #1: Russian Defense Ministry Launches Nuclear Explosions Registration Center (Sputnik)  

Update #2: Russia on high nuke alert as Putin launches 'round-the-clock' monitoring at new facility (Express)  

WNU Editor: Another sign that tensions are escalating.

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