EUROPE is becoming increasingly vulnerable to Russia’s nuclear strength as Vladimir Putin steams ahead with plans to upgrade his power plant. The Russian leader is visiting Hungary today, where he plans to expand Paks II plant, aided by around £8.5billion worth of Kremlin funds. The construction of the nuclear power station in Hungary is politically sensitive as it is at the heart of Viktor Orban’s attempts to forge closer ties with the Kremlin. Fears are growing the deal would give warmongering Mr Putin a “ticket to the European nuclear market” and ultimately give the Russian President the upper hand across the bloc.
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