Moscow officials deny using radioactive de-icing agents

Fucking shit! I didn’t even remotely expect them to use anything like that to deice the streets. Then again, after Lushkov we are used to unorthodx methods and expect the worst from our city officials. So whats the story? Anybody out there who has a geigermeter or any other means of checking the dirty slush on the streets?

Moscow officials dispersed rumors about use of radioactive de-icing agents on the city’s streets on Thursday.

The usual winter debates over the use of shoe-destroying and tire-gnawing chemicals got a new turn this week when a number of media reports claimed the substances were radioactive.

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