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Shchuchye: A Lot of Russian Nerve Gas in a Village You Can’t Spell

In 2004, I studied in Kurgan, Russia, a city on Siberia’s western fringe about two days by train from Moscow (to the left is a picture of the supermarket near my dom). The Kurgan Oblast’ is small and poor and … Continue reading

Posted in chemical weapons, Kurgan, Nunn-Lugar, Shchuchye

Shchuchye: A Lot of Russian Nerve Gas in a Village You Can’t Spell

In 2004, I studied in Kurgan, Russia, a city on Siberia’s western fringe about two days by train from Moscow (to the left is a picture of the supermarket near my dom). The Kurgan Oblast’ is small and poor and … Continue reading

Posted in chemical weapons, Kurgan, Nunn-Lugar, Shchuchye