Explosion may have revealed some of Putin’s deepest secrets
Explosion may have revealed some of Putin’s deepest secrets Explosion may have revealed some of Putin’s deepest secretsTonight us officials fear what Vladimir Putin has yet to acknowledge that a deadly explosion late last week in Russia was caused by a nuclear-powered missile. Today, Russian military officials called for the evacuation of the village of me, or not about 30 miles west of the coastal Port area where Thursday’s explosion occurred. They said it was because of military drills, but hours later they called off the evacuation, even though independent groups of verified that somewhere, what two particles have very likely gotten into the air would have probably already evacuated the surrounding areas, but I think the kremlin’s a bit And damage control at this point tipped off the US and others to information that Putin may never have wanted to become public. The 5 Elite nuclear specialist killed in the accident were from Center of one of Russia’s secret cities. During the Cold War. It was known as ours – 16. The Russians have at least 10 secret cities, like it experts, say and they’re the rough equivalent of Los Alamos New Mexico, the birthplace of the first American nuclear bombs, Arsenal going to have to do with developing The Delivery Systems, missiles or no gravity bong summer going to Be more focused on the actual weapons themselves, and you know, processing of plutonium are even more closed-off than those notoriously secretive American facilities, like Los Alamos or Area 51. The classified aircraft and weapons compound in Nevada foreigners access. If you give up your passport your phone, your camera, to let you in for a little bit, but that is very rare. Even for Russians, you have to go through a checkpoint to get in there. Sometimes, electric fences around the cities and have experienced deadly accidents with nuclear material and even Anthrax, but they’re still important to Vladimir Putin who’s developing an ambitious new weapons programme, which includes the missile that us officials say just exploded. A cruise missile, essentially a nuclear reactor on board and which could have unlimited range experts, say the deadly explosion is likely not on the scale of Chernobyl. The 1986 nuclear plant explosion, which killed dozens initially and may have contaminated thousand like this explosion. The Soviet Union at first refused to acknowledge the nuclear accident until the wet detected High radiation levels over Europe. What the danger really is here that the Russians continue to pursue these kinds of potentially Dane risky systems. An explosion in northern Russia may have exposed secret information about the country’s nuclear facilities. CNN’s Brian Todd reports.