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Russia has been blamed for a nuclear accident which caused a huge cloud of radioactive material to float across Europe. In 2017, scientists across the continent detected a plume containing the isotope ruthenium-106 in a number of countries. Now a study has traced the cloud back to a site in the southern Urals, which is where Russia’s Majak nuclear facility is located. It’s likely the material leaked from a reprocessing planet, although its exact origin is ‘difficult to determine’. A total of 70 experts contributed to the report, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) journal. Professor Georg Steinhauser from the University of Hanover said: ‘We measured radioactive ruthenium-106. ‘The measurements indicate the largest singular release of radioactivity from a civilian reprocessing plant.’

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