HEU spent fuel of a Czech research reactor arrived in Murmansk

According to a report by Bellona, a shipment of spent research reactor fuel arrived in Murmansk from Poland Czech Republic. The ship that delivered by a cargo ship Mikhail Dudin. The shipment was apparently conducted with assistance of the GTRI program. The fuel will be sent to the Mayak plant.

UPDATE 04/05/2013: The original report stated that the fuel arrived from Poland. This was incorrect - the origin of the fuel was Czech Republic. NNSA announced today that the shipment included 68 kg of HEU fuel from the reactor in Rez. The shipment is described in a separate entry.