Ukrainian experts have set a place for construction of the nuclear waste storage. It is Buryakovka village in Chernobyl zone, several kilometres far from Ukraine-Belarus border. The object is scheduled to be ready by 2010. In accordance with informal statistic, there are over 500 unauthorised disposals in Ukraine.

Ukraine pays Russia $60-80 million for the nuclear-waste disposals. The domestic one will help to reduce such expenses and dependence form Russia. As Energoatom informed before, American company is expected to build it.
Earlier, in December, 2005 the President of Ukraine opined that the new plant for disposal and processing of nuclear-waste would make a profit in the amount of $80 annually.

According to “Energy Strategy of Ukraine up to 2030,” the main target is creation of domestic peaceful atom closed cycle – from the extraction to the utilisation of nuclear-waste.

Belarus stands for removal of any nuclear objects far from its borders. Lithuania was forced to take into account Belarusian demands and constructed the nuclear-waste disposal right next to Ingalinskaya NPP.


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