Annual Report to Congress on the Safety and Security of Russian Nuclear Facilities and Military Forces [February 2002] [open pdf - 54KB]
Congress directed the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) to submit to the Congressional leadership and intelligence committees an annual, unclassified report assessing the safety and security of the nuclear facilities and military forces in Russia. Congress further asked that each report include a discussion of the following: 1) The ability of the Russian Government to maintain its nuclear military forces; 2)The security arrangements at Russia's civilian and military nuclear facilities; 3)The reliability of controls and safety systems at Russia's civilian nuclear facilities; 4)The reliability of command and control systems and procedures of the nuclear military forces in Russia. This annual report is the third responding to this Congressional request. The report addresses facilities and forces of the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Atomic Energy, and other Russian institutes. It updates the September 2000 report to Congress.