Rosatom Newsletter

#138

July 2016
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Lead Story
Rosatom and India: Together for the Long Haul
India's Kudankulam Unit 2 constructed with Russia's involvement finally went critical. Experts say that the two units are laying the ground for a long-term nuclear cooperation between Russia and India, which has a good outlook for the entire 21st century.
In Brief
Ukrainian Problem with Payments for Russian Fuel Solved
Ukraine's Energoatom resumes payments for nuclear fuel to Rosatom's TVEL Fuel Company.
The World Nuclear Energy Museum to Be Opened in Russia
Russia will sign an agreement to open the World Nuclear Energy Museum in Obninsk, with Jacques Regaldo, the Chairman of the World Association of Nuclear Operators, expected at the signing ceremony in July.
New Shipments to Hungarian Paks NPP
The Central Design Bureau of Machine Building (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) has manufactured and shipped another set of equipment for the Paks NPP (Hungary).
Russia and Cuba to Sign Cooperation Agreement
According to the resolution of the Russian government made public on Monday by official legal sources, Russia and Cuba will sign an intergovernmental agreement on peaceful uses of nuclear power.
Expansion
Construction and Training Combined
This summer, Rosatom's ASE Engineering Group is turning its construction sites into staff training bases. Student construction teams are already working at six sites.
Technology
REMIX Fuel to Be Tested at Balakovo Reactor
The innovative REMIX fuel developed in Russia will soon undergo a pilot testing at Unit 3 of the Balakovo nuclear power plant. This fuel is expected to increase the efficiency of uranium use in nuclear power industry.
In Focus
FNPS Trials
Dock trials began at the world's first floating nuclear power station (FNPS), Akademik Lomonosov, being built in Russia.