Russia’s atomic energy minister Viktor Mikhailov told Obshchayagazeta (no. 33) that he expected Russia to continue to earnever more money from the sale of nuclear technology abroad. Notingthat he had increased exports in this sector by 20 percent inthe past year, he said that Russia should be selling up to $3billion a year in such equipment by the end of the decade. Incomments about his recent appointment to the Russian securitycouncil, Mikhailov noted that he had written a book entitled IAm A Hawk and said that "there are very many ‘doves’in the Security Council. I always say that without a hawk, thedoves will degenerate. There should be at least one."
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