Heavy-water and light-water power reactors can be used for partial transmutation of radwaste. Such transmutation allows us to limit on relatively low level the radiotoxicity accumulated in long-term storage of spent fuel. At transmutation in PHWR-880 reactor operating in the mode of self-service, equilibrium radiotoxicity in storage facility and the time of its achievement are 4–5 times less than for the transmutation in power reactor VVER-1000.

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