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    Russia Developing New Nuclear Powered Destroyer

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    Currently, the Russian Naval Forces have only one nuclear powered warship, the guided-missile heavy cruiser Pyotr Velikiy.

    The corvette Boikiy of the project 20380
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    Russia is developing a new generation destroyer with a nuclear propulsion system, Russian Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov told journalists Friday.

    "Currently, we are conducting research and development works on the creation of a new generation destroyer with a special propulsion system. Our priority goal is building a nuclear powered ship," he said.

    Currently, the Russian Naval Forces have only one nuclear powered warship, the guided-missile heavy cruiser Pyotr Velikiy.

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