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Putin, After Three Days, Says Fire-Hit Russian Submarine Was Nuclear-Powered

WorldNews Thursday, 4 July 2019 ()
Putin, After Three Days, Says Fire-Hit Russian Submarine Was Nuclear-PoweredRussian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia’s defense minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained. Russian officials have faced accusations of trying to cover up the full details of the accident that killed 14 sailors as they were carrying out what the Defense Ministry called a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic. Moscow’s slow release of information about the incident has drawn comparisons with the opaque way the Soviet Union handled the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power station disaster, and...
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President Vladimir Putin has confirmed the secret military submarine hit by a deadly fire, which left 14 navy officers dead, was nuclear-powered. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

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