There was no law that banned microwave ovens in the old Soviet Union, William Kopp made this up for his article many years ago. Several debunkers have trawled the USSR legal code without success trying to find the law - or the law that repealed it during perestroika.
One argument goes that if even the Soviets banned microwave ovens, and we all know how evil the Soviets were, then surely microwave ovens must be bad. It is in the same boat as the allegation that the Nazis invented microwave ovens. They didn't (if they had cavity magnetrons available, they would have done what the British did and built accurate high frequency radar sets).
Evil inventors developing something that even the evil Soviet empire had to ban, how effective that is as anti microwave oven Propaganda.
The question is valid given the sheer bulk of comment on the internet, but the simple truth is that microwave ovens were not banned in the old USSR. Urban Myth. No evidence whatsoever to support it.
They are banned in Russia since 1976. Hope this helps. :p
I am not aware of a country in Europe in which they are banned
Microwave radiation can be harmful, depending on the length of time, the power level and distance of an object has been exposed to it. In Russia, microwaves were banned for 13 years because of its dangerous effects.
Its banned in Russia Japan China And Germany
Private ownership of property was banned under the Communist system.
Yes, Russia has casinos and in some places gambling will be banned as of July 1st 2009
The Simpson's are banned from China and Russia because the countries think that it seems racist and offensive to their culture.
No, but it might be banned in areas in the middle east like Iran.
Yes. Microwaves ovens use waves of elecromagnetic energy or "microwaves". That is why microwaves are called microwaves.
In Russia it was banned two years after being published, and again in the United States sometime in the 1990s
No. Don't believe everthing you read.
Because of communist country's like Cuba and Russia
Machines that use microwaves:microwaves
Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QegQm57l6Ns
he is banned from Russia because Russia has the most honey ever and Winnie the Pooh just keeps on steeling all the honey from their country Fun Facts: * Winnie the Pooh's cousins, Wallie and Walter the Pooh live in Russia * The movie and show "Winnie the Pooh" take place in Russia * The "Christopher Robin" character is Russan/Canadian * Pigglet is a girl pig who is in love with Winnie the Pooh
Russia and China... p.s. I'm Russian
Because they cheated in the olympics and used dope which is against olympic rules
Nope. It is still played extensively all over the world.
Yes, of course. In fact, no games have been banned in Russia. MW2 was banned for a while because of mission 4, but IW (No longer exists) gave an update that allowed players to skip this mission, so the game was unbanned.
Microwaves are produced when?
Microwaves do not 'give off' radiation as such. Microwaves are radiation.
where are Samsung microwaves made