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25th Aug 2016

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Hungarians protest Russia-backed nuclear plans

Hungarians on Sunday protested against government plans for Russia to expand a state nuclear power plant, reports The Wall Street Journal. The plan is for Russia to add two 1,000-megawatt reactors to Hungary's existing 2,000-MW state-owned nuclear power plant. The agreement, signed in January, comes with a Russian loan.

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