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Russian dam accident investigated

Russian dam accident investigated

Ruptured pipes have caused a massive flood inside one of the world’s biggest hydroelectric power stations in Russia.

The accident at the state-run dam in southern Siberia killed at least 12 people.

Russian officials say that the giant dam will not burst.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Smith reports.

Corruption mounts in Hungary

Despite vowing to get tough on corruption, this year saw Hungary fall even further down global corruption tables.
A special council’s now been set up to tackle the problem, but with a former economy minister saying corruption is a Hungarian tradition, can the country really clean up?
Harry Smith’s reports from Budapest.