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By David Dalton
10 September 2019

Floating Nuclear Station Arrives At Arctic Base
The Akademik Lomonosov has completed the voyage to its base in Pevek. Photo courtesy Rosatom.
Russia’ first floating nuclear power station, the Akademik Lomonosov, has arrived ahead of schedule off the coast of its base in Pevek, an Arctic port town in the country’s far northeastern autonomous district of Chukotka.

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom said the station, accompanied by an icebreaker and two tugboats, is anchored offshore in preparation for being permanently moored at a specially constructed wharf at Pevek.

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