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Fallout from Russia's mysterious missile disaster suggests a nuclear reactor blew up

The deadly August 8 blast at the Nyonoksa military weapons testing range released a handful of rapidly-decaying radioactive isotopes, the Rosgidromet national weather and environmental monitoring agency said in a statement Monday

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A Russian nuclear accident has killed at least 7 people. What happened remains a state secret

"First and foremost, we offer our deepest condolences to those families who lost loved ones in this recent explosion,"  said Air Force Lt. Col. Carla Gleason, a Pentagon spokeswoman. "It is certainly a tragedy. Beyond that, I would refer you to Russia for information on this disaster."