Republic of Congo will study the potential of peaceful uses of nuclear in the next two years

On April 16, 2019 in Sochi (Russia) Russia and the Republic of Congo signed the roadmap to foster establishing cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy. The document was signed within the framework of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019. Rosatom Deputy Director General – Director of International Affairs Department Nikolay Spassky…

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Rosatom Technical Academy and “Uzatom” Agency Signed an Agreement of Intent in the Field of Nuclear Education

On April 16, within the framework of the XIth International Forum “ATOMEXPO-2019” in Sochi, the agreement of intent was signed between the Rosatom Technical Academy and the Agency for the Development of Nuclear Energy under the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan (“Uzatom” Agency). The agreement was signed by the Rector of the…

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Celebrate Theater in Peremilovo

This year is the Year of Theater in Russia, and to celebrate, the Theater Gallery on Malaya Ordynka is running an exhibition of works by the delightfully zany artist Vladimir Lyubarov entitled “The Year of Theater in the Village of Peremilovo.” In 1991, Lyubarov left his hometown of Moscow in favor of a simple life…

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Energy Delta Institute’s training programs fostering competencies for successful implementation of international projects

Release April 16, 2019, 16:25 The 18th meeting of the International Supervisory Board (ISB) of Energy Delta Institute (EDI) and EDI’s annual International Partner Meeting under the theme “The Role of Natural Gas in the Energy Transition” were held in St. Petersburg. Taking part in the ISB meeting were Sergey Khomyakov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Han Fennema, CEO and Chairman…

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Atomenergomash and Petroleum Projects and Technical Consultations Company (PETROJET) signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On 16th of April Rosatom Engineering Division – JSC Atomenergomash concluded a memorandum of understanding with the Petroleum Projects and Technical Consultations Company (PETROJET), one of the leading EPC companies in the Middle East and Africa. The document was signed during the XI Atomexpo International Forum. “The signing of the memorandum is an important step…

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Second Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum opens in June during SPIEF-2019

The Second Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum will take place on June 6-7, as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.  The Russian Federation Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security together with the State Energy Directorate of China act as the coordinators of the Forum. The Forum…

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The construction of the 2nd innovative VVER-TOI power block at the Kursk NPP-2 site has started ahead of schedule

On April 15, 2019 the team placed the first cubic meter of concrete at the construction site for the replacing Kursk NPP-2 (an affiliate of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, a part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM), which marked the start of concreting the 2nd power block’s reactor building foundation. This means that the…

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TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM Consulting (Spain) signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On April 16, 2019, at the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum 2019, TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom and IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U., Spain, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.  The document was signed by Konstantin Tulupov, Vice President for Business Development of TVEL JSC, and Javier Ruiz Morin, Nuclear Services Director of IDOM.  The parties intend…

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At the 1ATOMEXPO 2019 the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”

At the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”. Providing nuclear industry enterprises with qualified personnel is crucial for the efficient and safe functioning of the industry. The roundtable experts representing the European Nuclear Education Network, ITER Organization, the International Youth…

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At the ATOMEXPO 2019 the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”

At the 11th ATOMEXPO 2019 International Forum, the Rosatom Corporate Academy held a roundtable discussion entitled “Next Generation Nuclear: A Partnership for Development”. Providing nuclear industry enterprises with qualified personnel is crucial for the efficient and safe functioning of the industry. The roundtable experts representing the European Nuclear Education Network, ITER Organization, the International Youth…

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JSC RASU and LLC Element signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Development of Electronic Component Base

April 16, 2019 – As part of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Joint-Stock Company Rusatom Automated Control Systems (JSC RASU) and Limited Liability Company Element signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) confirming the intentions of the parties to work jointly on development of the Russian microelectronic component base for its future implementation in the high-technology…

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JSC RASU, MIRION TECHNOLOGIES (MGPI) SAS and RPE RADICO LTD Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Development, Localization and Supply of Radiation Monitoring Equipment

April 16, 2019 – Within the framework of the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, Joint-Stock Company Rusatom Automated Control Systems (JSC RASU), MIRION TECHNOLOGIES (MGPI) SAS (France) and its exclusive distributor in Russia RPE RADICO LTD signed the Memorandum of Understanding, which secures the agreement of the parties to implement joint projects related to localization of…

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TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH will cooperate in developing titanium production and product promotion

At the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019, TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Hermith GmbH (Germany), a major European titanium supplier, have concluded an agreement on cooperation in the development of titanium production and joint promotion of products to the European and other promising markets. The signing ceremony was attended by Alexey Likhachev, Director General…

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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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