Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings | AFP

Russia launches the world’s first floating nuclear reactor, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic, despite environmentalists warning of a “Chernobyl on ice.” Loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov left the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000 kilometre (3,000-mile) voyage to Pevek in northeastern Siberia. of the launch

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RAW: World’s first floating nuclear power plant nearing completion

Construction of the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, is nearing completion in St. Petersburg.
The power plant is designed to travel to areas inaccessible or difficult to reach by land. Next autumn, the station will arrive in the Arctic port of Pevek where it will be loaded with uranium fuel and connected to the local power system.

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