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Nuclear Energy Development in Eastern Europe

  • David R. Marples
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Abstract

The Chernobyl disaster had a significant impact on the nuclear programmes of East European countries. Substantial problems were in evidence at these plants before the accident. They had intensified in the 1980s as a result of a major programme of expansion that was quite unrealistic if measured by past and current construction rates. Chernobyl also fuelled anti-nuclear movements in some of these countries that have made the long-term nuclear energy plans even more difficult to fulfill.

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Nuclear Power Plant International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Plant East European Country Polish Authority 
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Notes

  1. 18.
    V. Socor, “Soviet-Romanian Programs in Nuclear Energy Development,” RFE-RAD Background Report/129, 18 November 1985, 6.Google Scholar

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© David R. Marples 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Marples
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  1. 1.Canadian Institute of Ukrainian StudiesUniversity of AlbertaCanada

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