Official statement from ROSATOM

Our comments in relation to the appearance of a video message on 25 March 2022 on Energoatom’s website featuring employees from JSC Atomspetstrans who are being held at the Rovno NPP are as follows. A special shipment that was delivered to the Rovno NPP was accompanied by employees of one of the enterprises of the…

Hollywood Stars Stand Up for Ukraine

Since Putin unleashed Russia’s war on Ukraine on Feb. 24, a number of Hollywood celebrities have publicly condemned Russia’s actions. Through Instagram posts, heartfelt speeches or raising funds for Ukrainian victims, Hollywood celebs seem to have come together to help the war-torn country.  Here are just some of the celebrities who raised their voices to…

ROSATOM will use the experience of professional skills championships’ winners in the NPP design

ROSATOM has launched educational program for the “Engineering Design” competency on the basis of the Engineering Design (Atomenergoproekt JSC ICC “Engineering Design”, part of the ROSATOM Engineering Division) industry competence center. The training course is intended for specialists of the Joint Design Institute of Atomenergoproekt JSC (JDI) involved in the design of nuclear power facilities.…

Young Russians View Moscow’s Attack on Ukraine with Responsibility, Not Guilt

Collective guilt and responsibility are major issues for young Russian people since the start of Russia’s so-called “special military operation” in Ukraine and harsh backlash from the international community.  Many began to question if  they should share responsibility for the state’s wrongdoings. The Moscow Times spoke to almost three dozen young people from Russia about…

Tomsk Polytechnic University hosted a ROSATOM Career Day for international students

On March 15, 2022, Tomsk Polytechnic University hosted a ROSATOM Career Day for international students. It gathered more than 150 students from ROSATOM partner universities from Egypt, Ghana, Bolivia, Rwanda, Nigeria and Kazakhstan. On the online platform, they were able to communicate with representatives of 12 foreign companies, national nuclear agencies and ROSATOM enterprises, meet…

Star Russian Dancer Quits Bolshoi Over War

Prima ballerina Olga Smirnova has quit the Bolshoi in Moscow to join the Dutch National Ballet, it was announced Wednesday, becoming the biggest star to leave Russia over the war in Ukraine. The 30-year-old’s departure from Russia’s most prestigious cultural institution carries echoes of defections during the Cold War. Smirnova, considered one of the greatest…

ROSATOM Engineering Division) has Conducted the First Supervisory Audit of the Integrated Management System

Atomstroyexport JSC (ASE JSC) and Atomenergoproekt JSC (being part of ROSATOM Engineering Division)have undergone successfully the first supervisory audit of the integrated management system against the requirements of  ISO 9001:2015 international standards (quality management system), ISO 14001:2015 (environmental management system) and ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System). The audit was implemented by the…

ROSATOM is again among the best employers in Russia according to the country’s biggest recruitment platform

ROSATOM is yet again among the leaders of the “Best Employers of Russia” of 2021 rating, which was compiled by the HeadHunter recruitment platform. ROSATOM scored the first place among industrial companies in three categories: “Power Engineering, Mining and Raw Materials Processing”, “Industrial Manufacturing” and “Manufacturing and Industrial Companies.” This year, the amount of job…

Rusatom Overseas and Air Liquide completed a feasibility study for the construction of a hydrogen production complex on Sakhalin Island

Rusatom Overseas and Air Liquide announced the completion of a feasibility study for the construction of a hydrogen production complex on Sakhalin Island and presented the results at a meeting with the Government of the Sakhalin Region. Based on the positive results of the feasibility study, RAOS and Air Liquide are preparing for the next…

Russia Sees Record 200K Covid-19 Cases

Russia reported more than 200,000 new Covid-19 infections Friday for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The country has been gripped by a surge in cases since the start of the year, fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.  The country reported 203,949 new infections over the last 24 hours, Russia’s nationwide…

Russian Animated Film Nominated for Oscars 2022

The Russian short film “Boxballet,” directed by Anton Dyakov, was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Short category, the Russian news agency TASS reported Tuesday.  “I’m very happy,” Dyakov told TASS, commenting on the nomination. “I think that Russian non-profit animation deserves to be talked about and highlighted.”  “Boxballet,” an eccentric, 2D-animated short,…

Moldova’s unilateral approach to auditing debt of Moldovagaz inconsistent with agreements reached in October 2021

Message to the Media February 8, 2022, 16:55 The meeting of the Supervisory Board of Moldovagaz slated for February 2, 2022, did not take place due to non-attendance by representatives of the Moldovan Government. The Supervisory Board was supposed to harmonize the approaches to be used in auditing the debt owed by Moldovagaz to the Gazprom Group for consumer gas supplies to the right bank of the Dniester, as provided for…

Estonian Frikadellisupp Climbs the Charts

“What’s your absolute favorite soup?” asked a non-foodie friend recently. Only a non-foodie would ask something so inflammatory: it’s like asking someone to identify a favorite child. But I wondered afterwards if it were feasible to determine my Top 5 Favorite Soups. I scratched a preliminary list on the back of an envelope and was…

Russian Theater Execs Protest Ministry’s ‘Traditional Values’ Push

The heads of some of Russia’s most prominent theaters have voiced their opposition to a proposed Culture Ministry initiative that aims to “strengthen traditional values” in Russian arts and culture.  The Culture Ministry unveiled its full proposal — entitled “Fundamentals of State Policy for the Preservation and Strengthening of Traditional Russian Spiritual and Moral Values”…

What’s On in Moscow Feb. 4-6

See underground art underground If you haven’t been to the Zaryadye Park Museum, the current show would be a great introduction. Called “360 Degrees, or the Faceted Vision of the Dragon Fly,” it is dedicated to the art historian and curator Vitaly Patsyukov, who passed away at the age of 83 last October. The show…

Gazprom and CNPC sign agreement to supply Russian pipeline gas to China via Far Eastern route

February 4, 2022, 12:05 This is the second long-term sales and purchase agreement for gas to be signed by the companies. The Far Eastern route is going to increase the amount of Russian gas supplies to China by 10 billion cubic meters. Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed a long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement for natural gas to be supplied via the Far Eastern route. The…

Documents signed for lithium production project at Kovyktinskoye field

February 3, 2022, 14:05 A set of documents aimed at implementing the project for the production and processing of formation brines (saline groundwaters) from the Kovyktinskoye field of Gazprom in order to obtain lithium compounds and other valuable components was signed today at a meeting held via a video link. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation,…

ROSATOM Infrastructure Solutions Acquires Controlling Interest in Quadra Power

Rosatom Infrastructure Solutions (RIS, a ROSATOM company) announces that it has acquired 82.47% of Quadra’s stock capital from ONEXIM Group. The parties signed the contract on January 31, 2022, in Moscow. “Rosatom Infrastructure Solutions manages ROSATOM’s heat and electric power generation facilities and implements comprehensive utility upgrade projects in cities where nuclear power plants are…

Gas production and supplies: results for January

February 1, 2022, 14:30 According to preliminary data, Gazprom produced 47.4 billion cubic meters of gas in January 2022, which is 0.5 billion cubic meters (or 1 per cent) more than in the same period of last year. Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 3.2 per cent (or by 1.1 billion cubic meters) over said period of 2022. The Company’s gas exports to the countries beyond the FSU…

Severstal ivests i revolutioary ew techology to produce low-carbo hydroge

February 1, 2022 PAO Severstal has announced an investment in Ekona Power Inc., a Canadian developer of low-carbon hydrogen production technology. According to Ekona Power Inc., in addition to Severstal Ventures, American technology company Baker Hughes (headquarters: Houston, Texas), Japanese trading and investing company Mitsui (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan), and American oil company ConocoPhillips (headquarters: Houston,…