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Russia and India plan radiation treatment network

Other News

13 October 2016

Cherednichenko_Pandurang_13_Oct_16_(Rosatom)-48Rosatom subsidiary United Corporation for Innovation LLC and the Indian Agricultural Association have signed an agreement on the development of "a network of integrated infrastructure centres" for radiation treatment in India. The agreement was signed today on the sidelines of the BRICS Business Forum in New Delhi by the Russian company's CEO, Denis Cherednichenko, and the chairman of the Indian association, Bharat Dhokane Pandurang.

IAEA enhances cooperation with Russian radiation safety authorities

Regulation and Safety

26 July 2016

IAEA-FMBA practical arrangement - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed agreements with two Russian regulatory authorities to cooperate in enhancing the country's national radiation safety standards and the implementation of international safety standards. The agency signed a similar agreement with Rosatom last year.

International radiation mapping system launched by IAEA

Regulation and Safety

10 June 2016

A new international radiation monitoring information system launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will collect and display data to help countries respond rapidly in nuclear or radiological emergencies.

Ignalina gets operating licence for storage facility

Regulation and Safety

21 September 2016

An operating licence was issued yesterday for the new interim used fuel storage at the Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania, the State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (Vatesi) announced today. The licence permits commissioning of the facility, known as the ISFSF B1 Project, and the start of hot trials with ten new design casks. ISFSF B1 Project is located in Visaginas municipality.

Handbook offers guidance to doctors on radiation

Regulation and Safety

29 June 2016

A new handbook has been compiled with the help of the International Atomic Energy Agency to better prepare medical staff to communicate with the public about possible health effects of radiation during and after a nuclear or radiological emergency.

International support for rehabilitation of Chernobyl site

Waste and Recycling

27 April 2016

A crucial project at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant can now proceed to its final stages thanks to additional pledges by the international donor community at a conference in Kiev yesterday. On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and President of the European Council Donald Tusk held talks by telephone during which Tusk underlined the EU's "comprehensive support" to Ukraine in overcoming the consequences of the disaster.