TWO Russian geologists who prepared maps of radioactive pollution in Siberia are to be charged with revealing state secrets. The environmentalists wanted to use the maps and a 107-page report they had compiled to attract attention to increasing radioactivity around a chemical plant involved in the production of nuclear fuel near Angarsk, a town of 300,000 people close to Lake Baikal, south-central Siberia. The Russian Federal Security Service confiscated the maps but the geologists deny the accusations of disclosing state secrets. Their findings ...

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