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EU blocks Hungary-Russia nuclear deal
The EU has blocked Hungary's €12bn nuclear deal with Russia, a decision that is likely to inflame tensions between the Kremlin and Brussels.

Oh well...

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Fri Mar 13th, 2015 at 06:41:16 AM EST
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Putting the screws on Orban and Putin. Good.
by IM on Fri Mar 13th, 2015 at 10:45:41 AM EST
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Euratom's objection was based on a comparatively minor issue: the condition that the nuclear fuel be bought from Russia exclusively. This is still something on which Russia might go along on a treaty change. But the EU's competition authority might rule against the exclusiveness clauses for all the other contracts to be awarded on the basis of the credit because public tenders should be competitive.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Mar 13th, 2015 at 04:31:07 PM EST
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