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at least 10 among them for lack of proper safety mechanisms. According to diplomatic sources, the Soviet Union itself has decided to stop installing fresh VVER-type nuclear plants in its territory and is planning to set up underground nuclear plants in the future. Public protest in the Soviet Union following the Chernobyl disaster had been so overwhelming that the government had virtually been forced to abandon at least three upcoming nuclear power plants at Odessa, Minsk and Krasnador.

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