Fitch upgrades Severstal to BBB

April 9, 2019 PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, announces that Fitch has upgraded its rating on Severstal to BBB from BBB- on 8 April. The outlook is stable. The rating agency underlined that the upgrade reflected Severstal’s conservative financial policy during the supply-driven…

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A round table on humanitarian support of business will take place within the framework of the International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019

The “Humanitarian Support of Business and Public Confidence: Practices of Collaborating with Local Communities” round table will bring together Russian and international experts from the nuclear industry, telecommunications, the FMCG, and representatives of the academic community. The following participants are expected to take part in the round table: First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council…

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ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of Environmental Safety in the Implementation of Nuclear Projects

A roundtable discussion entiteld “Responsible Approach to the Environment and Natural Resources” will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi on April 15. Participants in the roundtable will discuss the environmental criteria that affect the choice of power generation type, the environmental aspects of transitioning to a closed nuclear fuel…

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ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion of the Role of Nuclear Technologies in Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Participants in the plenary session of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum will talk about the role that nuclear technologies play in achieving the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations.  Among the participants in the meeting will be: Director-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency William Magwood IV; Minister…

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Rosenergoatom to present ‘technical documentation e-shop’ at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will present an electronic sales support system for Automated Technical Documentation Control Systems (ATDCS) or the so-called ‘technical documentation e-shop’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, which will be held in Sochi on April 15–16. This is the first large-scale project of its kind and…

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Rusatom Service to hold round table on nuclear infrastructure at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rusatom Service JSC (the sectoral coordinating centre for ROSATOM’s nuclear infrastructure activities, which is part of Rosenergoatom, the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will hold a round table on the theme: ‘Building Nuclear Infrastructure as a Key Component for the Sustainability of Nuclear Projects’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 15, 2019.…

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Rusatom Service to hold roundtable on nuclear infrastructure at ATOMEXPO 2019

Rusatom Service JSC (the sectoral coordinating centre for ROSATOM’s nuclear infrastructure activities, which is part of Rosenergoatom, the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM) will hold a roundtable on the theme: ‘Building Nuclear Infrastructure as a Key Component for the Sustainability of Nuclear Projects’ at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 15, 2019. During…

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ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion on the Contribution of the Nuclear Industry to Sustainable Urban Development

The “The Sustainable Development of Cities: The Nuclear Industry’s Contribution” roundtable discussion will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi.  The discussion will feature an international panel of experts with extensive managerial experience at the global, national and local levels representing international organizations, government agencies and the corporate sector. It…

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Russia’s Prison Service Defends Yoga Against Homosexuality and Riot Claims

Russian prisoners will continue doing yoga despite religious scholars’ claims that the practice could turn inmates gay, Russian prison authorities said on Sunday. Yoga classes were suspended last month after a conservative lawmaker forwarded to prosecutors a theologian’s complaint that yoga could cause prisoners to become gay and start prison riots as a result, according…

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Thousands in Russia’s North Protest Moscow Landfill Plans, Demand Governor’s Resignation

Thousands of demonstrators in northern Russia continued months of protests against Moscow’s plans to ship its garbage outside its city limits and demanded their governor to resign. Russians across 26 regions, including Arkhangelsk, have staged protests against Moscow’s plan to solve a trash crisis by sending waste to surrounding regions. Anti-trash reform sentiment has been…

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