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  • Affiliation : Novosibirsk State Technical University.
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Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia and Russia's Interests

Svetlana Klyuchanskaya

Looking for the best way of satisfying their electricity demand the developing countries of Southeast Asia – Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand and the Philippines – refer to the opportunity the nuclear energy could open for them. Most of these countries are building their nuclear infrastructure from scratch. Describing the current situation in the nuclear energy of the Southeast Asian countries this article is focused on the prospects of Russia in this highly competitive market.

Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia and Russia's Interests


SECURITY INDEX №1 (98), 2012