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    Putin: Russia Ready to Help Japan in Fukushima Post-Nuclear Disaster Cleanup

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to assist Japan in the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant cleanup and offers the latest technologies for cleaning contaminated soil and reprocessing radioactive waste.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia is ready to assist Japan in eliminating consequences of Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

    "Russia is ready to assist Japan in the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant cleanup and offers the latest technologies for cleaning contaminated soil and reprocessing radioactive waste," Putin said following the talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Moscow.

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