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Russian reactor back in service after maintenance

2 September 2008 – Generating Unit No. 2 of the Balakovo Nuclear Power Plant has been reconnected into Russia’s electricity grid after routine safety maintenance, Russia’s nuclear power plants operator, Rosenergoatom, said in a press release.

All of the plant’s four generating units are currently in operation. Radiation at the plant and around it is said to be under the natural level.