CNBC reported Moldovan police have detained seven suspected members of a group that traded firearms and uranium, operating in the separatist Transdniestria region on Friday.
Moldova’s Head of Ministry Investigations, Vitalie Briceag said:
We have documented numerous cases involving shipments of hand grenades, TNT blocks, Kalashnkikov assault rifles, rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher charges and containers with radioactive uranium-235.
As quoted in the market news:
Briceag said the group sold Kalashnikovs for $2,000 and RPG charges for 200 euros but provided no details about the alleged uranium deals or the origins of the nuclear fuel.