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IANSA. 2006 ‘Reviewing Action on Small Arms 2006: Assessing the first five years of the UN Programme of Action.’ Biting the Bullet 'Red Book' 2006, p. 198. New York, NY: International Action Network on Small Arms and the Biting the Bullet project. 26 June

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In Ukraine, estimates suggest that up to 2.5 million tonnes of ammunition may be stored in Ukrainian depots that were designed to store far less than that amount, (9) leaving a significant proportion in exposed and unstable conditions within inappropriately equipped storage facilities.

Source cited:

9) NATO Expert Team (NET), 'Feasibility Study to Destroy Surplus Munitions and Small Arms and Light Weapons in Ukraine (estimates 2 million)'; Ukraine Defence Minister, Yevgeny Marchuk, quoted in: 'Ukraine has Trouble with Ammunition Utilization', Rosbalt News Agency, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 7 June 2004, available at:

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