Fund to tackle Soviet Union's uranium legacy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is setting up a new fund to deal with the legacy of Soviet-era uranium mining and processing in the central Asian republics of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Soviet-era uranium sites are the target of a new fund

Entitled “Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia,” the fund is being established at the request of the European Commission, which is providing an initial 8 million (US$9 million) with the