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Russia ready to help Japan clean up Fukushima disaster

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Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom is ready to take defective fuel from the Fukushima-1 Nuclear Power Plant , said Rosatom department's director Andrei Ivanov on Friday.
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Russia: Spike in radioactivity unrelated to nuclear plant

Russia: Spike in radioactivity unrelated to nuclear plant

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MOSCOW - Russian authorities have denied that a radioactivity spike in the air over Europe resulted from a nuclear fuel plant leak in the Urals, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there.
Andrei Ivanov of Russia's Rosatom state nuclear corporation said Friday that an inspection of the Mayak plant found no trace of Ruthenium-106, a radioactive isotope spotted in the air over Europe and Russia in late September and early October.
A commission involving Rosatom experts has failed to identify the source of Ruthenium-106 but alleged it could have come from a satellite that...
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Driver saves child being chased by turkey

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