Rosatom Newsletter

#161

February 2017
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Lead Story
Rosatom To Build Nuclear Center in Zambia
Russia and Zambia are breaking new ground by signing a framework cooperation agreement on the construction of the Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technology in Zambia. The document was signed by Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachov on the Russian part and Simon Miti, Deputy Head of Zambia's Office of the President, on the Zambian part. The agreement provides for the center to be built around a multipurpose 10 MW VVER reactor.
In Brief
IAEA: Belarus Nuclear Station Is Serious Project
The Belarus Nuclear Power Plant, now under construction in Ostrovets, a Belarusian town next to the Lithuanian border, complies with the safety standards established by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Japanese Nuclear Experts Visited Leipunsky Institute
Representatives of the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Japan’s Science and Technology Agency visited Leipunsky Institute of Physics and Power Engineering in Obninsk (Kaluga Region, Russia) to see Russia’s major achievements in the fast breeder technology and share their experience in nuclear decommissioning.
Cooperation
Modernization Is Promising Market
Andrei Rozhdestvin, “We are interested in partnerships with European countries and companies across multiple areas of interest, including nuclear construction.”
Interview
Integrated Solution To Every Customer
Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachov speaks to the Világgazdaságnak newspaper about Rosatom’s performance in 2016, advantages of VVER-1200 reactors to be built in Hungary, and progress in the Russian-Hungarian nuclear cooperation.