Nuclear weapons in Russia
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Nuclear weapons in Russia safety, security, and control issues by Amy F. Woolf

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Nuclear weapons -- Russia (Federation),
  • Nuclear arms control

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Edition Notes

StatementAmy F. Woolf.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB98038l., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-98038l.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16356093M

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