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Unsolved problem of disposing of dead nuclear reactors

The problem of disposing of this kind of reactors is ripe everywhere, not only in Russia….Meanwhile, this branch of the nuclear industry is least developed technically, technologically and marketingwise,…

Russia to retire uranium-graphite reactors  Voice of Russia, Oleg Nekhai Sep 30, 2010 Russian nuclear scientists intend to shut down uranium-graphite reactors on a mass scale……The problem of disposing of this kind of reactors is ripe everywhere, not only in Russia. For over 60 years of nuclear research, a considerable number of nuclear installations has been accumulated all over the world. Now their work should be terminated. …..

…The problem of disposing of this kind of reactors is ripe everywhere, not only in Russia. For over 60 years of nuclear research, a considerable number of nuclear installations has been accumulated all over the world. Now their work should be terminated. Meanwhile, this branch of the nuclear industry is least developed technically, technologically and marketingwise,…

..At present, reactors of this kind are used at a number of Russian nuclear power plants but in a few years they will have to be shut down, in particular at the Leningradsky, Kursky and Smolensky plants. All in all, there are 10 such reactors. The Siberian Chemical Complex has 5 idle uranium-graphite reactors,…

..Apart from Russia, this kind of reactors is used in a number of European countries at nuclear power plants based on Russian technology, such as the Kozloduy plant in Bulgaria and the Loviisa plant in Finland.

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