Weapon storage is exposing 250,000 Muscovites to hazardous chemicals

A quarter of a million Muscovites are being subjected to the harmful effects waste from chemical weapons, according to Lev Fedorov, President of the Union for Chemical Security, reports Russian news service Glasnost.

There are several locations in Moscow where chemical weapons have been produced, stored, or tested. The most dangerous area, according to Fedorov, is in the Kuzminki dwelling district, where there was a polygon for testing chemical weapons, as well as a former storehouse on Ochakovskoe Shosse, and a special laboratory on Bogordsky Val.

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