Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic

Russia launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor. The vessel weighs 21,000 tons and has two reactors with a capacity of 35 megawatts each. This reactor loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov left the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000 kilometres (3,000-mile) voyage to Pevek in northeastern Siberia.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB Main 2019:

  • President of Russia: Vladimir Putin; Capital of Russia: Moscow.
  • Currency of Russia: Russian ruble.
  • PM of Russia: Dmitry Medvedev.

Source: The DD News

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