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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

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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