Russia detains three as wind complicates Arctic fuel clean-up
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Russian investigators on Wednesday detained three managers of an Arctic power station in connection with a huge fuel spill last month, as wind, rain and cold complicated the clean-up.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -

The federal Investigative Committee said it was still examining the cause of the spill on May 29 at an Arctic power station in Norilsk, home to Norilsk Nickel, the world's leading nickel and palladium producer.

Some 21,000 tonnes of diesel - the volume of 10 Olympic-size swimming pools - leaked into rivers and subsoil in an incident that Greenpeace compared to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska.

Investigators said in statement that they had detained the head of the power station and the chief engineer…
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