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    The world’s first nuclear power plant was commissioned on June 27, 1954 in Obninsk. The Obninsk nuclear power plant featured one 5 mWt AM-1 (Atom Mirny or Peaceful Atom) reactor to generate electricity and facilitate experimental nuclear research.

    The world’s first nuclear power plant was commissioned on June 27, 1954 in Obninsk.

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