RASU JSC and DEF ENERGIE ET ENVIRONNEMENT (France) Sign Memorandum of Understanding

April 16, 2019 – On the sidelines of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Rusatom Automated Control Systems, Joint-Stock Company (RASU JSC) and DEF ENERGIE ET ENVIRONNEMENT (France) signed the Memorandum of Understanding in the area of development and life cycle support of fire protection instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants.  The document was…

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Rusatom International Network and the University of Dunaujvaros (Hungary) strengthen cooperation

15 April 2019 in the framework of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019 in Sochi Rusatom International Network and the University of Dunaujvaros (Hungary) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. On the part of Rusatom International Network, the document was signed by the President of the company Alexander Merten, on the Hungarian side – the rector…

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TENEX signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMART Power Co., Ltd. (Republic of Korea)

On 16 April 2019, in the field of the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, TENEX signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMART Power Co., Ltd. (Republic of Korea). The companies intend to begin a dialogue aimed at defining perspective mutually beneficial directions of cooperation, including supply of the fuel for Korean-designed small-sized commercial modular reactors,…

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TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM sign MoU on joint international business development

In the course of the XI Atomexpo-2019 International Forum, TVEL JSC and the Spanish company IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U signed Memorandum of Understanding. The document was signed by Kosntantin Tulupov, Vice President for Business Development and TVEL JSC, and Xabier Ruiz Morín, Director of IDOM Nuclear Services.  The two companies consider various options and…

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At ATOMEXPO 2019, the mayors of nuclear cities discussed the draft international standard “Sustainable Development of Small and Medium-sized Cities

On April 15 in Sochi, at the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the heads of administrations of “nuclear” cities discussed the draft international standard “Sustainable development of small and medium-sized cities”, prepared by experts of the Technical Committee 268 “Sustainable cities and communities” of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Rusatom Infrastructural Solutions LLC , Technical…

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Atomexpo-2019: Certificates of Conformity with IEC Standards for New USG Low Voltage Switchgear Line Awarded to JSC RASU and UEMZ

April 15, 2019 – As part of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Mr. Andrey Butko, Chief Executive Officer, JSC RASU, and Mr. Nikolay Groshev, Deputy General Director for Civil Production, JSC Ural Electromechanical Plant (JSC UEMZ) received two certificates of conformity with the standards of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for low voltage switchgear (LVSG)…

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Rusatom Healthcare, Rusatom International Network and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of cooperation

On April 15, in Sochi, Rusatom Healthcare JSC, Rusatom International Network (RIN) industrial complex and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of cooperation in radiation technologies and nuclear medicine. The document was signed on the sidelines of the XI ATOMEXPO-2019 International Forum. On the part of…

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JSC National Nuclear Research Center (Azerbaijan) and Rusatom International Network signed a memorandum of understanding on personnel training

JSC National Nuclear Research Center (Azerbaijan) and Rusatom International Network signed a memorandum of understanding on personnel training for joint use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.  In Sochi (Russia), on April 15, on the sidelines of the international forum ATOMEXPO-2019, JSC National Nuclear Research Center, Azerbaijan, and Rusatom International Network, Russia, signed a memorandum…

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JSC “CDBMB” will purchase blanks for NPP pumping equipment from ŽĎAS

JSC “CDBMB” (belongs to the Engineering Division of Rosatom – JSC Atomenergomash) has concluded a long-term contract with the Czech company ŽĎAS for delivery of forgings for manufacture of pumping equipment. The contract has been signed in the course of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019. Under the contract, the Czech company will provide JSC “CDBMB”…

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VEB.RF and Rosatom intend to cooperate in NPP construction project in Uzbekistan

VEB.RF (Vnesheconombank) and the ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation signed a cooperation agreement. The parties expressed their intention to cooperate in the implementation of the project on construction of a nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan. The ceremony was held during the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum in Sochi Nuclear for better life. The document was…

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Russia and Ethiopia map their cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy

April 15, 2019, Sochi. – Russian Federation and the Republic of Ethiopia have signed a three-year roadmap for establishing cooperation on the construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) and a Center for nuclear science and technology (CNST) in the African country.  The document was signed within the framework of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO…

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Russia and Serbia strengthen cooperation in the field of training personnel and public awareness in nuclear technologies

On April 15, 2019, during the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, Russia and Serbia signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs). The first document defines the areas of cooperation in the field of personnel education and training, and the second establishes the principles of forming public opinion about peaceful use of nuclear technology. From the Russian…

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Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy emerges victorious in 2018/2019 snocross season

News from projects and regions April 15, 2019, 16:00 On April 13–14, Novy Urengoy hosted the 7th round of the 2019 Russian Snocross Championship and Tournament organized by the National Russian Motorcycle Federation. After the final round of the competition, the Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy was declared the winner of the Russian Snocross Championship in team standings.…

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Russia Has Ceased ‘All’ Cooperation With NATO, Foreign Ministry Official Says

Russia has stopped all cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said in an interview with state media on Monday. The Western alliance suspended military and civilian cooperation with Russia in the spring of 2014 in response to Moscow’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula. Several disputes, including a naval…

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ROSATOM and the Eurasian Development Bank have signed an agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation

Sochi, April 15, 2019 — Ilya Rebrov, Chief Financial Officer of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, and Vsevolod Smakov, Head of Directorate for Industry of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), signed an agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation at the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum. The agreement opens up prospects for joint work with…

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The heads of Russian and French municipalities signed a cooperation agreement on ATOMEXPO 2019

The heads of Russian and French municipalities of the territories where final disposal sites of radioactive waste are located signed a cooperation agreement on the fringes of the International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019. The document was signed by the head of the Association of ZATO Alexey Golubev and President of municipalities community of Vendeuvre-Soulaines of Aube…

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On This Day: April 13, 1990

On this day, on April 13, 1943, the German army under Adolf Hitler announced the discovery of mass graves near the village of Katyn not far from Smolensk. The Nazis accused the Soviet Union of the mass murder of Polish officers. For almost five decades, the Soviet Union denied all responsibility, insisting that the murders…

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‘Stalingrad’ by Vasily Grossman

In June a new translation of a new version of Vasily Grossman’s “Stalingrad” is being released. Edited by Robert Chandler and Yury Bit-Yunan and translated from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, it promises to, if not revolutionize readers’ understanding of Vasily Grossman, then at least expand and augment it. We couldn’t wait to…

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The innovation Unit 2 of Novovoronezh Phase II has started first power stage

On April 11, 2019, Novovoronezh Phase II (a branch of Rosenergoatom Concern JSC, part of ROSATOM’s Power Division) has started the first power program at Unit 2 after getting a permit from the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service of Russia.  Novovoronezh Plant Manager Vladimir Povarov said that the permit from Rostechnadzor meant that…

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Delegation of French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission Visited PDC DUGR JSC

The visit of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) delegation to the production location of JSC “Pilot and Demonstration Center for Decommissioning of Uranium-Graphite Reactors” took place in Seversk on April 8-12, 2019. TENEX experts also took part in the visit. During the visit, the French delegation learned about ROSATOM’s unique expertise…

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Cosmonautics Day: Russia’s Space Exploration In Photos

Three years later, Belka and Strelka gained a place in history as the first animals to survive space orbit. Accompanied by a rabbit, 42 mice, two rats, flies and several plants, the duo and all their traveling companions made it safely back to earth.

Sergei Preobrazhensky, Nikolai Sitnikov / TASS

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Discussion on Nuclear Technologies as a Driver of Scientific and Technological Innovation

The “Nuclear Technologies as a Key Driver of Scientific and Technological Innovation” roundtable will be held as part of the ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum on April 16, 2019.  The event will bring together Russian and international experts to talk about the contribution of nuclear technologies to the development of scientific and technical process and their…

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ATOMEXPO 2019 to Feature Roundtable on “Risk Management: New Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals Achievement”

On April 15, a roundtable entitled “Risk Management: New Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals Achievement” will take place as part of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum. The roundtable has been organized by State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, with representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the World Nuclear Association (WNA) taking…

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ATOMEXPO 2019 Roundtable to Focus on Finding the Best Mix of Nuclear and Renewables for Achieving Sustainable Development

ROSATOM and World Nuclear Association will host a roundtable of presentations and discussion to examine how we can deliver an energy system that can meet the aspirations of the world’s growing population and help achieve global long-term climate change objectives as part of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum in Sochi on April 15–16, 2019. What…

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Gazprom Management Committee proposes record dividends of RUB 10.43 per share for 2018

Release April 11, 2019, 14:05 The Gazprom Management Committee reviewed issues associated with arranging and holding the Company’s annual General Shareholders Meeting. The Management Committee endorsed the proposal to convene the annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom in St. Petersburg at 10 a.m. on June 28, 2019. The registration of the Meeting participants is to be carried out on June 26 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and on June 28 (from 9 a.m.). In addition, the…

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Putin Announces Arctic Expansion Plans at International Forum – Highlights

With Russia’s economy faltering under an onslaught of Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg this week to promote the resource-rich region’s development. Presentations and panel discussions between more than 3,600 Russian and international lawmakers, scientists and businesspeople wrapped up on Wednesday. Delegates discussed topics including the Northern…

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