German scientists in the Soviet atomic project

  title={German scientists in the Soviet atomic project},
  author={Pavel V. Oleynikov},
  journal={The Nonproliferation Review},
  pages={1 - 30}
The fact that after World War II the Soviet Union took German scientists to work on new defense projects in that country has been fairly well documented. However, the role of German scientists in the advancement of the Soviet atomic weapons program is controversial.In the United States in the 1950s, Russians were portrayed as "retarded folk who depended mainly on a few captured German scientists for their achievements, if any." Russians, for their part, vehemently deny all claims of the German… Expand
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