Russia’s floating power station

Greenpeace deeply unimpressed.

Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Heads West, Raising Fears of ‘Chernobyl on Ice’

Damien Sharkov

Russia’s so-called “nuclear Titanic” is moving toward western Europe for a controversial maiden voyage that has alarmed U.S. allies and environmentalists alike.

The vessel, named the Akademik Lomonosov, is Moscow’s first floating nuclear power plant, designed to provide energy to hard-to-reach coastlines such as Russia’s subarctic regions.

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