The Russian nuclear industry celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, but if there are those who still believe it’s all about defense — professor Giuseppe Rubini is here to disappoint you.

According to the nuclear medicine professor at Bari University Hospital, the nuclear industry is very much about developing medical production complexes and treatment of the worst-known diseases.

Rubini told us that radioactive substances that are used in nuclear medicine are called radionuclide pharmaceuticals. They aim to make our lives longer and healthier. (RT)