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Iran, Russia Start Construction of New Iranian Nuclear Plant

DUBAI, Sept 10 – Iran began building a second nuclear plant with Russian help on Saturday, in a $10 billion project which follows Tehran’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers last year, state media reported. State television showed Iranian and Russian officials at launching ceremonies for the 10-year project which will include two power plants

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Russia to Lend Egypt $25 Billion to Build Nuclear Power Plant

CAIRO, May 19 – Russia will loan Egypt $25 billion to finance building and operating a nuclear power plant in Egypt, the official gazette said on Thursday. Egypt and Russia signed an agreement on Nov. 19 for Russia to build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant in Egypt and to extend Egypt a loan to cover

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Former Chernobyl Residents Take a Bittersweet Visit Home

By Gleb Garanich and Alessandra Prentice PRIPYAT, Ukraine, April 25 – For residents of Chernobyl, a three-day evacuation turned into a thirty-year exile. On the morning of April 26, 1986, no one could yet tell that a meltdown in reactor 4 of the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine was poisoning the air with so much

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