The Washington Times carelessly compared Belgium with a nuclear testing site in Kazahkstan.
“The movement influenced the authorities to stop the testing in 1989 and two years later the Semipalatinsk testing site, a vast region the size of Belgium, was closed.”
This is a miss by some 40%. A Wikipedia entry describes the testing site to be 18,000 sq km whereas frequent readers of this blog will know that Belgium covers 30,000 sq km.
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