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New study finds Russian nuclear accident to blame for 2017 radiation cloud in Europe

International team of scientists analyze 1,300 measurements from throughout the world to find the cause.

By Amanda Del Buono
Aug 19, 2019

Back in September 2017, an unusually large amount of radiation was detected hovering over central and eastern Europe, Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Caribbean. At the time, news outlets reported that European nations were citing a nuclear incident in Russia as the cause, but Russia denied knowledge of such an incident.

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