Rosatom Newsletter

#175

June 2017
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Lead Story
There Is No Alternative to Nuclear Energy
In early June Moscow hosted the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. A special session of the Forum was devoted to the role of nuclear technology in green energy development. The session was attended by Alexei Likhachev, Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom. Learn more about the session in our report.
In Brief
Rosatom to Build School in Finland
Rosatom is going to build a Russian school in Finland and organize cooking classes between the towns of Pyhäjoki and Kalajoki.
Rosatom to Supply USA with Uranium for USD 6.5bn
Rosatom will continue uranium supplies to the USA. Its subsidiary TENEX has 25 current contracts for a total of 6.5 billion US dollars, says a press release of the company.
Belarus NPP: New Milestone
The Belarus Nuclear Power Plant approached a new milestone as welding operations started on the main circulation circuit.
Cooperation
Rosatom to Join Efforts with WEC
The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum hosted the signing of an agreement between the World Energy Council and Rosatom to welcome Russia’s state nuclear corporation as the Council’s patron.
In Focus
Yukiya Amano Praised Russia’s Role in Nuclear
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano praised Russia’s role in the development of nuclear power generation and non-power uses of nuclear energy.
Cooperation
Green Light Given to Kudankulam Stage III
Russia and India signed an agreement for the third stage of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant project.