12 December 2007
Rez, Czech Republic – It’s cold, freezing cold. On a rainy December night, dozens of men and women have gathered on a hillside near the river Vltava, best known for its romantic views over the Czech capital.
But tonight, they have only a few hours to finalize arrangements for the shipment of a highly sensitive load: They will send 360 kg of highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel back to Russia. The haul, if it were to fall into the wrong hands, could theoretically be used to make dirty bombs, or even, in the worst case scenario, nuclear bombs…
Visit http://www.iaea.org/NewsCenter/News/2007/prague.html for full story, accompanied by a photo gallery, a video clip and a radio clip of the secret shipment.