Fuel Duel

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Jul. 04, 2013 23:04
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Steam rises from two nuclear power plant cooling towers in this thermal image. A battle between Russia and the U.S. is being waged in Ukraine to supply the country with nuclear fuel.
Photo by AFP

A fight over the supply of nuclear fuel sounds like something from a futuristic sci-fi novel. But that is exactly what is unfolding here in Ukraine, as a Russian and an American company clash over the control of a market worth more than half a billion dollars per year.

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