Rosatom Newsletter

#162

February 2017
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Lead Story
Belarus NPP: All Safety Threats Adressed
Belarusian authorities factored in all possible external hazards to the local nuclear plant constructed by Russia. This was announced by Grzegorz Rzentkowski from the IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security after the SEED mission to Belarus.
In Brief
Foreign Experts to Assess Readiness of Rostov Unit 4
A multi-national team of nuclear experts will assess start-up readiness of Rostov NPP Unit 4.
Keel of Leader Nuclear Icebreaker to Be Laid in 2019
The keel of Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker Leader will be laid in 2019, Vitaly Torbik from United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) said on Tuesday.
Interview
Pyotr Lavrenyuk: We Have a Difficult Exam Ahead
TVEL Senior Vice President for R&D, Technology and Quality speaks about TVS-K fuel and its promotion on the international market.
In Focus
Mexico Prepares to Tender Out Nuclear Plant Project
Mexico has started preparing to tender out a major project to construct two nuclear reactors in the country, says César Hernández Ochoa from the Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER).