The San Francisco-based Bechtel Group has won a $2.5 million contract to assist a Russian facility near the city of Oziorsk to store nuclear materials from Russia’s nuclear weapons arsenal. Construction at the Russian site has already begun. Bechtel will serve as design and construction contractor while providing a wide range of support services to a Russian partner. (UPI, March 14)
Yeltsin Reacts to Duma Decision.