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Joldosh Kalenov walks around the main radioactive waste dump in Min-Kush. Three family members have died of cancer, which he believes is due to the dumping. During the 1960s and 70s, Min-Kush was a prosperous city living off the wealth of uranium mining. It is now an impoverished and semi-deserted village of 2,500 people (down from a population of 20,000) polluted by uranium waste.