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#631, Friday, December 22, 2000


Opinion Poll Shows Support for Environmentalists

12-22-2000 16:22:28

An "Ekho Moskvy" telephone opinion poll on Thursday posed a question to the public regarding the State Duma's approval allowing Russia to import up to 20,000 tons of spent nuclear fuel to be reprocessed over the next 10 years. In response to the question "Whom do you trust more - the Nuclear Power Ministry or environmentalists? - 2,735 ( 91 percent ) out of the 3,006 respondents answered "environmentalists."

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