The Olympic Games in Brazil are under threat as the Zika virus, a dangerous mosquito-borne disease, is spreading across the globe. The IAEA suggests sterilizing the insects to fight the epidemic. Rosatom's Research Institute of Applied Physics and Automation (NIITFA) is ready to provide Brazil with necessary equipment.
Reactor design for Finnish NPP
OKB Gidropress (part of Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) signed a contract to develop a VVER-1200 reactor design for Hanhikivi-1 in Finland.
NPP welcomes guests
The Leningrad nuclear power plant welcomes foreign guests for an international seminar in the run-up for the OSART mission. The new reactor construction site hosts students of the International Winter School on Nuclear Power.
Atoms for peace
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov became the second ever Russian national to win the Atoms for Peace award.