Rosatom Newsletter

#160

February 2017
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Lead Story
Rosatom Takes Interest in Constructing Czech NPP
Russia’s state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom has confirmed its interest in the construction of nuclear reactors in the Czech Republic. Last November, Rosatom submitted a set of documents presenting its potential involvement in the Czech project as a nuclear vendor. In the meantime, the Czech government approved the new State Energy Policy and the National Action Plan for Nuclear Development.
In Brief
First Tranche for Bushehr-2
Iran made its first payment to Russia for the construction of Bushehr-2.
U1 Wins Bid in Brazil
Uranium One Inc. (a part of Uranium One, Rosatom's international mining division) won a contract to supply 982,000 pounds (roughly 400 tons) of natural uranium in 2017 to Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB), Brazil's nuclear fuel manufacturer.
In Focus
Uncertainty Over AP1000 Reactors in India
The Indian nuclear community is uncertain about the construction of nuclear reactors with the US assistance after Toshiba Corp decided to move out of the reactor building business.
Interview
Kirill Komarov: No Other Country is a Closer Partner
Rosatom’s Deputy CEO for Corporate Development and International Business Kirill Komarov speaks to the Mladá Fronta Dnes newspaper about the prospects of cooperation with Czech Republic.