Nuclear Uzbekistan: Risks and Opportunities

July 10, 2020
Margarita Kalinina-Pohl

Uzbekistan has announced plans to develop its nuclear energy capacities to support economic growth and development. What is driving Uzbekistan’s pursuit? What are the political implications of Russia’s readiness to assist Uzbekistan and others in the region to develop nuclear power?

Group of professionals around a model of a nuclear facility

Voices on Central Asia interviewed Senior Program Manager Margarita Kalinina-Pohl to discuss the advantages, risks, and threats that nuclear power can bring. Summer 2019 Intern Robert Gluzman compiled the data for the graphics, using satellite imagery.

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