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Lydia Popova, Russia

1999 in Los Alamos

Lydia Popova worked for 17 years as a scientific expert in the Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy and Industry (MINATOM), when she left in 1990 to become coordinator of SEU (Alternative Energy Program), an umbrella organization for 250 environmental and anti-nuclear groups, and repeatedly pointed out the dangers of a plutonized world community (e.g. "Plutonium in Russia").

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