Rosatom gives up the plan to fuel and launch the reactors at the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov in the centre of St. Petersburg. The vessel will be towed empty to Murmansk. Over 11,000 people have signed the petition against Rosatom’s initial plan. On Friday evening, the Russian state corporation Rosatom announced, that two reactors of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov that is under construction in the centre of St. Petersburg will be fuelled and activated in the city of Murmansk in the North-West of Russia. After the construction of the vessel is completed at the Baltic Shipyard, it will be towed to the base of Rosatomflot, the Rosatom subsidiary, without nuclear fuel in the reactors.
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