The ceremonial handover of Kudankulam-1 to the people of India took place in mid-August, marking yet another milestone in the nuclear cooperation between Russia and India. The parties continue working on the second and third phases of the Kudankulam project, with other Indian sites to follow.
New Reactor Units for Iran
Russia may build two more reactors in Bushehr (Iran). The construction may begin later this year.
World's First Generation III+ Reactor Launched
Long-awaited news came from Novovoronezh in early August as the new Generation III+ reactor was brought online.
Rosatom to Help Fighting Cancer
Rosatom, Federal Biomedical Agency (FMBA) and IAEA signed an agreement to join their efforts in implementing the Program of Action for Cancer Therapy.