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theenergynet on 2010-02-08"The Russian military allegedly dumped nuclear waste into the Baltic Sea in the early 1990s, according to a report on Swedish television.
Radioactive material from a military base in Latvia is thought to have been thrown into Swedish waters.
For many the biggest shock is that the Swedish government may have known at the time and done nothing about it.
The partly enclosed Baltic Sea is known as one of the most polluted seas in the world.
But now it seems it was also used as a dumping ground for Russian nuclear waste and chemical weapons. "