Contract signed for floating nuclear plant

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Russia is to start work on the worlds first floating nuclear plant next year, after a contract to build the 144-metre-long structure was signed. Environmentalists fear that the plant, designed to power remote Arctic regions, poses a safety risk. Russian atomic power agency chief Sergei Kiriyenko has assured that this will be no floating Chernobyl.

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