The first failure occurred in the area back in 1995. In 2007, there was a hole in the 500 meters from the site for Monakovo. Today, in the village of Chud, a mile from the construction site of the Nizhny Novgorod NPP, almost four hundred land settled by 5 meters.
New failure contradicts the statements Rosatom that karst processes in place for future nuclear power plants have long been completed.
Despite the protests of environmentalists and activists, "No nuclear power plant in Monakovo" The Russian government made a final decision to build a nuclear power station on the border of the Nizhny Novgorod and Vladimir regions. The corresponding decree was signed by Vladimir Putin. Entering nuclear reactors to be held in 2019 and 2021.