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Leningrad 2-2 / Russia Completes Testing Of Inner Containment

By David Dalton
13 March 2020

Russia Completes Testing Of Inner Containment
The Leningrad 2 nuclear power station in Russia. Photo courtesy Rosatom.
Workers at the Leningrad 2-2 VVER-1200 nuclear power plant under construction in western Russia have completed testing of the inner containment.

The facility said in a statement that the tests had confirmed there were no defects.

Alexander Belyaev, chief engineer at Leningrad 2-2, said the inner containment is 1.2 metres thick and made of reinforced concrete with a carbon steel lining.

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