Kazakhstan: Uranium Hunters by Justin Jin

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Technicians fetch highly enriched uranium (HEU) assemblies from a water pool under the nuclear reactor at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Almaty. The removal of Kazakhstan's HEU is part of the U.S. Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) which tries to secure nuclear material around the world to prevent their misuse.