Armenia’s Energy Crisis

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Reese Erlich reports from Armenia on the country’s search for solutions to its growing energy crisis. Regional conflicts have drastically curtailed Armenia’s gas and oil supplies, increasing pressure on a hydrodam that is draining the capital’s main water reserve. To meet Armenia’s energy demands, the government may reopen a controversial nuclear power plant that was closed after a 1988 earthquake.

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