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Russia completes second reactor for Ural icebreaker

Russia completes second reactor for Ural icebreaker

Zio-Podolsk, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has dispatched the second reactor for the Ural nuclear-powered icebreaker under construction at the Baltic Shipyard in Saint Petersburg.

New Nuclear 18 October 2018


Russia clear to remove used fuel from Lepse cargo ship

Russia clear to remove used fuel from Lepse cargo ship

The removal of used nuclear fuel from the Lepse floating technical base can now begin thanks to the erection of a special protective cover at the Nerpa shipyard in Snezhnogorsk in the Murmansk region of Russia.

Waste & Recycling 16 October 2018


Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India have agreed to work together to increase the level of Indian localisation in a project to build six nuclear units at a new site in India. The Action Plan for Prioritisation and Implementation of Cooperation Areas in the Nuclear Field was signed today on the sidelines of the 19th India-Russia Bilateral Summit in New Delhi.

New Nuclear 05 October 2018


Russia loads fuel into floating power plant

Russia loads fuel into floating power plant

Russia yesterday completed loading fuel into the two reactors of its first floating nuclear power plant, Akademik Lomonosov.

New Nuclear 03 October 2018


Rostov unit 4 enters commercial operation

Rostov unit 4 enters commercial operation

Unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia has entered commercial operation three months ahead of schedule, state nuclear corporation Rosatom has announced.

New Nuclear 01 October 2018


Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Russian Energy Week, a Moscow-based annual conference and exhibition traditionally devoted to hydrocarbons, has for the second time included a session about the nuclear power industry. Claire-Louise Isted, editor of World Nuclear News, reports here on the increasing prominence of the world's best hope against climate change. 

Perspectives 05 October 2018


Permit moves Leningrad II-1 closer to launch

Permit moves Leningrad II-1 closer to launch

Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has issued a permit for the commissioning of Unit 1 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant in northwest Russia. Rosatom said the permit confirms the unit is "fully ready for operation".

New Nuclear 24 September 2018


Paks II building work to start soon, says Russian president

Paks II building work to start soon, says Russian president

Construction of two new units at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary is expected to start soon, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a press conference in Moscow on 18 September.

New Nuclear 20 September 2018


Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Bangladesh and Russia have signed a protocol to amend their 2011 agreement to build the South Asian country’s first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 September 2018


IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer Tenex have signed a contract for the transport of low-enriched uranium and equipment through Russian territory to and from the IAEA LEU Bank.

Uranium & Fuel 18 September 2018