Rosatom Newsletter

#137

July 2016
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Lead Story
Bangladesh: In the Run-Up to Nuclear Construction
The preliminary construction phase is starting off at Rooppur as BAERA, the Bangladeshi nuclear regulator, has issued a construction license.
In Brief
RUB 3.8bn for Space Exploration
Rosatom and the Russian space agency Roskosmos are set to develop a space transportation module powered by a megawatt-class nuclear engine for long space flight missions to the Moon or Mars.
Maintenance services for Bushehr
Rusatom Service expects to make a new 4-year contract with Iran by the end of 2016.
TVEL to Maintain Foreign Revenue
Rosatom's fuel division TVEL intends to maintain its foreign earnings at 4.2 billion US dollars in 2016 despite the risk of shrinking nuclear energy consumption in Europe and China's growing potential.
New Prospects in China
Russia and China will develop their cooperation in nuclear by building more nuclear stations in China and expanding R&D contacts, said Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the run-up to his visit to China in an interview to the Xinhua News Agency.
Construction
Power for Sale
Talks are underway to sell power to European companies from Rosatom's Baltic NPP.
In Focus
Belene Is No Issue
Russian and Bulgarian energy ministers agreed to find a win-win solution to the problems posed by the Belene project.
Events
Conquering France
Rosatom took part in the World Nuclear Exhibition in Le Bourget (France) and held a seminar that brought together Russian and French nuclear experts to discuss the expansion of bilateral nuclear cooperation.