TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom’s subsidiary starts regular supplies of low-enriched uranium to Kazakhstan for fuel fabrication

The Uranium Enrichment Center (UEC; a joint venture of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel company and Kazatomprom) has carried out the first supply of enriched uranium product to Kazakhstan for the Ulba Fuel Assembly Plant, a joint Kazakh-Chinese enterprise in Ust-Kamenogorsk, established for fabrication of nuclear fuel for NPPs in China. Commercial supplies of low-enriched uranium, produced…

Strategic cooperation between Gazprom and ENGIE underpinned by long-term contracts

November 16, 2021, 15:55 A working meeting of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, with Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE, and Catherine MacGregor, Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE, took place today via a conference call. It was noted that Russia has been a reliable supplier of gas to France for as many as 45 years, with exports over this period surpassing 427 billion cubic…

Russia Confirms Space Weapon Test, Dismisses ‘Hypocritical’ U.S. Concerns

The Russian military confirmed Tuesday that it tested a space weapon and brushed off U.S. concerns of endangering astronauts at the International Space Station as “hypocritical.” Russia’s Defense Ministry said it “successfully conducted a test on Nov. 15, hitting the non-operating Russian spacecraft ‘Tselina-D,’ which had been in orbit since 1982,” the state-run TASS news agency reported. …

Germany Suspends Nord Stream 2 Certification

Germany’s energy regulator on Tuesday suspended the certification process for Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the latest setback for the controversial project. The pipeline, which was completed earlier this year after months of delays and setbacks amid U.S. sanctions designed to thwart it, needs approval from German authorities before it can be put…

Russia Calls for Joint Space Safety Efforts After Space Missile Test Threatens ISS

Russia’s space agency on Tuesday called for the world’s space powers to work together after the United States denounced Russia’s “dangerous and irresponsible” missile strike that blew up one of its own satellites and created a debris cloud. The International Space Station’s crew was forced to take shelter in their return ships from an unidentified satellite’s…

What Did Russia Achieve at COP26?

Now that the United Nations’ COP26 climate summit has ended, opinions are split over whether world leaders made the commitments needed to keep global warming from passing a catastrophic threshold. Here’s a look at things Russia did — and did not do — at the landmark summit in Glasgow: Deforestation pledge Russia, which is home…