Radioactive Material Found at ex-Russian Base
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi, 2007-08-16

Radioactive material, thought to be Cesium, has been found at the former Russian military base in Akhalkalaki, the Georgian Ministry of Defense said on August 16.

Two separate samples were taken for examination. Ministry officials stressed that there was no threat to the public.

Russia officially transferred the military base in Akhalkalaki to Georgia this June.