1 June 2004
News from the Litigation Department

EPA&P took part in hearings of the Federal Court in Detroit (U.S.A.) regarding the case of nuclear isotopes theft from the Russian federation. Due to the suit brought by (the bureau) see above in the interests of the Russian Federation, the isotopes were retained earlier by order of the Federal Court of the U.S.A. after they had been seized by U.S. Customs authorities at the request of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation.