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Nuclear Energy: Lessons from the Past, Current Problems, and New Initiatives

Viktor Murogov

The role of nuclear energy as a factor of stability and sustainable economic, social and political growth will increase. Nevertheless, there is a need for discussion on measures that would help achieve consensus on solutions to nonproliferation issues, as well as safe development of an environmentally-compatible nuclear fuel cycle. Small and developing countries must see the need for and benefits of multilateral nuclear initiatives; they must understand what changes they should make in their national programs, and clearly see all the pros and cons of participation.

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Security Index (International Edition) NO. 2 (103), Spring 2013