Poland risks Russia's wrath with Soviet nuclear attack map
Poland threw open the doors of its military archives to show how most of Europe would have been laid to waste in a nuclear conflagration between east and west. Dating from 1979, when presidents Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev were discussing detente, the map showed how Warsaw Pact forces would have responded to an attack by the Nato alliance.From: The Guardian
U.S. Nuclear Submarines to Leave Italian Island Base
European Parliament adopts resolution on Weapons of Mass Destruction on 17/11/2005
This is a very long resolution, even by EU standards.
Click here for a summary and commentary on selected items
Read the full text of the resolution
You can find an overview of nuclear weapon in Europe on our clickable map and more details on each of the nuclear weapon states below.
There are currently 6 "Nuclear Weapon Free Zones" in the world, 5 of which cover continents in the Southern Hemisphere. We must work to ensure that such a Nuclear Weapon free zone becomes a reality in Europe as well.
Chernobyl +20 Walk (Belgium): Take steps to end nuclear power!
member of Friends of the Earth International, organises a 150 km anti-nuclear walk across
Belgium from the nuclear power plant (NPP) of Tihange (near Namur) to the NPP of Doel
(near Antwerp) to mark the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. The walk will draw
attention to the many problems related to the use of nuclear energy including reactor
safety; the unresolved problem of nuclear waste storage; the high costs of atomic energy;
the growing terrorist threat for nuclear power stations; human rights violations due to
uranium mining and the storage of nuclear waste on the lands of Indigenous Peoples; and
the proliferation of civilian nuclear technologies to military programs.
More info: www.motherearth.org/tour
Amendment introduced in US Congress to debate withdrawal of US nukes from Europe
ElBaradei says nuclear states too slow disarming
European Youth Unite for Nuclear Disarmament, Founding meeting of youth network in Milano, Italy