Articles by Ashot Sarkissov

Rusty and Radioactive: A Danger to the World

  • 02 October 03
  • The New York Times
On Aug. 30, the K-159, a November-class nuclear submarine, sank during bad weather in the Barents Sea, taking with it nine sailors. The K-159, which had been decommissioned in 1989, broke loose as it was being towed to the Nerpa dismantling site near Murmansk.