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    ST. PETERSBURG, May 19 (RIA Novosti) - Sevmash shipyard company has won a tender to construct and test a floating nuclear reactor for a low-power thermal and electric power plant, the company said Friday.

    "The first station will provide electric and thermal energy to Sevmash [shipyard in Severodvinsk]," the company said. "It is planned to construct such plants in remote regions of [Russia's] Far North and Far East."

    The project to construct a low-power nuclear power plant was developed under a federal target program on effective energy usage.

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