25 Oct 2017 12:43

Russian National Guard protecting all NPPs, nuclear arms complexes - director

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax-AVN) - The Russian National Guard has taken 74 strategic state facilities under protection, Guard Director Viktor Zolotov said at the Federation Council on Wednesday.

"Forces are protecting 74 strategic state facilities, many of which are nuclear power plants and nuclear arms complexes," Zolotov said.

As many as 123 persons were detained in the first half of this year for trying to infiltrate these restricted areas, he said.