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Russia to start upgrading Armenian plant in 2018

Corporate

15 June 2017

Rosatom plans to carry out work to extend the operating period of unit 2 of the Metsamor nuclear power plant in Armenia in 2018 and 2019, the Russian state nuclear corporation said on 13 June, following a meeting between its director-general, Alexey Likhachov, and Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan.

Armenia confirms ongoing role for nuclear

New Nuclear

23 July 2015

Armenia's prime minister has confirmed a 10-year life extension of the country's only operating nuclear power plant and that negotiations are being held on the construction of new nuclear capacity.

Ukraine contract for international enrichment centre

Uranium and Fuel

01 June 2012

Russian-supplied fuel for Ukraine's nuclear power plants is to use uranium enriched at the International Uranium Enrichment Centre (IUEC) in Siberia, in which Ukraine holds a 10% stake. Armenia has also agreed to take a similar stake in the enrichment facility.

Russia and Armenia to share nuclear safety information

New Nuclear

07 October 2015

Russia-Armenia October 2015 - 48Russia and Armenia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on the exchange of information related to nuclear and radiation safety. The agreement was signed yesterday in Yerevan by Sergey Kirienko, director general of Rosatom, and Yervand Zakharyan, Armenia's energy minister.

Russia and Armenia agree to unit 2 life extension

New Nuclear

23 December 2014

Russia and Armenia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in extending the operating life of unit 2 of Armenia’s sole nuclear power plant.