Rosatom Newsletter

#110

November 2015
all issues
Lead Story
Russian Government approved NRS-2
In late November, the Russian Government approved the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Federal Target Program for 2016–2030 (NRS-2), with Rosatom to play a key role in NRS-2 implementation. Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev called the program a centerpiece of the national security.
In Brief
Progress in cooperation
Rosatom Deputy CEO Nikolai Spasskiy met with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD NEA) Director General William Magwood in Paris.
Integrated solution for Germany
Rosatom took part in the International Conference on Nuclear Decommissioning (ICOND) in Bonn.
Italy helps dispose of nuclear submarines
A floating dock was put afloat in Italy to recover three-section units from decommissioned nuclear submarines.
Best offer
Egypt named Russia's offer for the nuclear plant construction the best in terms of safety and cost efficiency.
Expansion
A nuclear center for Bolivia
Rosatom will build in Bolivia a nuclear research center with three departments – a cyclotron and radiopharmaceutical center, a multi-purpose gamma irradiation facility and a research reactor. According to Bolivian Hydrocarbons and Energy Minister Luis Sanchez, the nuclear research center to be built in Bolivia by the Russian state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom will give momentum to the national technological development, local media report.
Technology
South Korea seeking Russian expertise
South Korea is willing to tap to Russia's expertise in fast breeder reactors. During his visit to the Beloyarsk NPP, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Russia Pak Ro Byok said that South Korea was interested in the cooperation with Rosatom.
Construction
Construction at full tilt
A cold and hot test phase is running at the new Novovoronezh Unit 6; a reactor vessel is about to be installed at Rostov NPP Unit 4 in Vogodonsk while Leningrad NPP-2, now under construction, is increasing the headcount. Here is the latest news from Russian nuclear construction sites.