Month: August 2016

Semipalatinsk nuclear weapon testing area closed 25 years ago today

It is exactly twenty-five years to the day of the signing of the presidential decree ordering the unconditional closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear weapon testing area. Nursultan Nazarbaev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed the decree into law on August 29, 1991.  A copy of that decree is provided in Juri Kuidin’s book Nuclear Tragedy… Read more »

The Legacy of the Nuclear Age

Annie’s Fury

“Annie’s Fury” David Wargowski 2016 The Nuclear Forum of the World Social Forum presents a photographic exhibition by Robert Del Tredici and The Atomic Photographers Guild, The Legacy of the Nuclear Age. Monday August 8 Tuesday August 9 ESG UQAM Bldg / Room R-M140 315 St Catherine East Wednesday August 10 Thursday August 11 Friday August… Read more »