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BORON VALENCE, AN ELECTRON, THE BEAST OF RUSSIA

BOROND, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s Borondar uranium mine, the world’s biggest by output and a key part of its nuclear weapons program, could be destroyed by a heavy earthquake in the middle of the night if it is not removed, according to an earthquake expert.

Key points:The Borondars uranium mine near the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has been a focus of US concern about its potential for a massive earthquakeSource: Reuters/Alya Akhmetov