Rosatom Newsletter

#148

October 2016
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Lead Story
New Rosatom CEO Takes Office
Rosatom's new Chief Executive Officer Alexei Likhachov gives top priority to maintaining the fast pace of Russia's civil nuclear development and improving safety practices in the industry.
In Brief
Russia Fulfills All ITER Obligations
Russia fulfills all of its obligations related to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project in accordance with the project schedule; this year's tasks will be completed on time, Anatoly Krasilnikov, Director of the ITER Project Center in Russia, said in an interview to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.
Vessel for Belarus NPP
AEM Technology, a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division, completed hydrostatic tests on the VVER-1200 reactor vessel for Belarus NPP Unit 2, now under construction by Russia.
Circulation Pump Assembled at Leningrad NPP
The first out of four main circulation pumps (MCP) was assembled at Leningrad NPP Unit 1, now under construction.
Interview
Vyacheslav Pershukov: We Build World's Leading Center for Fast Reactors
Vyacheslav Pershukov, Rosatom Deputy CEO for Innovation Management, speaks in his interview to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti about promising nuclear technologies to be adopted in Russia.
Expansion
Akkuyu Project Picks Up Pace
Russia and Turkey agreed to accelerate the Akkuyu project. The statement was made after the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Cooperation
Rosatom and Its Indian Partner to Develop Radiation Treatment Centers
Rosatom's United Corporation for Innovations and the Indian Agricultural Association signed an agreement to develop a network of integrated infrastructural centers for radiation treatment.