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Russia to commission three new reactors by 2010


February 16, 2005

In Russia, Alexander Rumyantsev, the head of ROSATOM, has signed an order listing three units planned to start operations by 2010 : Volgodonsk-2 in 2008, Balakovo-5 in 2010 and Kalinin-4 in 2010. A yearly target growth of at least 8 TWh of nuclear electricity has also been set.