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Haunted by Red October

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Science  12 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5639, pp. 1460-1463
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5639.1460

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SEVERODVINSK, RUSSIA-- More than 100 Soviet-era submarines still await dismantlement, according to Russia's Ministry of Atomic Energy. These corroding hulks pose a double threat, as their enriched uranium fuel could be stolen or accidentally released.