CSM Photo Archive 2012

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A model at the National Nuclear Center depicts the Soviet Unions... News PhotoEnvironmental Issues,Horizontal,Human Interest,Kazakhstan,Lifestyles,Privacy,TownPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2013 The Christian Science MonitorKURCHATOV, KAZAKHSTAN, AUGUST 08: A model at the National Nuclear Center depicts the Soviet Unions first nuclear test conducted not far from this once secret town on Aug. 8, 2013, in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan. The Soviets divided the blast zone into fourteen pie-shaped sectors and placed various animals, military equipment, civilian structures in each sector to test the blasts effects. (Photo by Ben Arnoldy/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)