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Russia launches 1st ever floating nuclear power plant

Sify Friday, 23 August 2019
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS) Russia has launched the world's only floating nuclear power plant, built to withstand tsunamis and crashes with icebergs, despite criticism by environmentalists who consider it a time bomb comparable to the Chernobyl nuclear station.
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News video: Russia’s Floating Nuclear Power Plant Ready For Northern Sea Route

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Russia showcased the world's first floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov to the media. The plant is designed to provide electricity to areas disconnected from the grid but there are concerns about the environmental impact and security.

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