Mr Furfari said that by succumbing to pressure from anti-nuclear groups, western policymakers have failed to keep pace with Russia and China. Russia’s Rosatom, for example, is already a global leader in marketing nuclear energy to emerging economies, and has more than 100 projects in countries including India, China and Belarus.
He said the western media has failed to recognise the importance of the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant, which arrived in September in the remote town of Pevek in the country’s Siberian Arctic region.
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