Ukraine Denied Accusations Of Plotting To Detonate A “Dirty Bomb”

A "dirty bomb" uses ordinary explosives to eject radiation into the air and contaminate the surrounding area.

Russia’s defense minister has claimed that Ukraine is preparing to detonate a “dirty bomb” in its own territory.

Russian authorities continue to accuse Ukraine of plotting to detonate a dirty bomb in its own territory as a false attack to blame on Moscow and escalate the on-going war between the two country’s.

Ukraine and its allies including the U.S., have denied the accusations and state that it is possible the allegations could be a cover-up of Moscow’s actual plan to deploy a radioactive device on Ukraine soil.

A “dirty bomb” uses ordinary explosives to eject radiation into the air and contaminate the surrounding area. The amount of area that is exposed depends on the size of the explosion.