By Vladimir Kozin – Member, Russian Academy of Military Sciences )Moscow) On November 15, 2021, the Russian Ministry of Defense carried out the successful destruction of the discontinued and decommissioned national spacecraft named “Tselina-D”, which was put into orbit back in 1982. The head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, confirmed that the Russian Aerospace Forces had indeed successfully destroyed this satellite system with the pinpoint accuracy. Pinpoint accuracy The fragments formed after knocking out this spacecraft do …Continue reading →
View the full report and the executive summary of the report II MBMDS REPORT RELEASE ON-LINE EVENT AT THE 2021 IPB CONRESS BARCELONA, SPAIN 16 OCTOBER 2021 7:30 – 9 pm (CEST) Preliminary Program Claus Montonen: Chair Introduction of INES, the report, and the panelists for the event Panelists: Subrata Ghoshroy: A brief description of the contents of the report and the recommended next steps Jürgen Scheffran: A few words about the 2002 INESAP report and the …Continue reading →
A decade later, the footage of the dramatic hydrogen explosions in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, broadcast live on television—and the subsequent disruptions to livelihoods, ecosystems, and economic activities—still reverberate.
After the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, evacuees were put in what was supposed to be temporary housing built in parking lots and fields on the outskirts of inland towns. These metal structures were measured by the size of Japan’s traditional tatami sleeping mats, typically about 36 by 71 inches.
Claus Montonen (Finland), INES Board, University of Helsinki
Tamara Lorincz (Canada), Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, IPB Council, No to NATO
Moderator: Karl Heinz Peil (Germany), Campaign Stopp Air Base Ramstein
This webinar will address the damages of military and military installations to nature and the environment. It will explore this issue from multiple angles and in several regions, with speakers from Europe, East Asia, and North America.