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Nuclear power plant in Belarus stirs fears in Lithuania

Reactor's construction on edge of EU is bringing back nightmares of radiation from 1986 Chernobyl explosion

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Journalists taking pictures of the construction site of the first Belarus nuclear power plant outside the town of Ostrovets. Lithuania's government has slammed the project as a threat to environmental safety.

Ostrovets, Belarus

THIRTY years after the Chernobyl disaster spewed radioactive clouds into the sky and sent shockwaves across Europe, Belarus is building a nuclear reactor on the doorstep of the European Union (EU) despite fears in neighbouring Lithuania.

Construction of the

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