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Nuking The Gulf

Not that Gulf!

It's the Soviet remedy for BP's Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, as related by "Komsomolskaya pravda" (in Russian) and Julia Ioffe's "The Moscow Diaries."

-- Central Newsroom

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