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Russia, Bolivia agree to cooperate in nuclear energy

Nuclear Policies

08 October 2015

Russia-Bolivia - October 2015 - 48Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bolivian ministry of hydrocarbons and energy on cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy. The document was signed by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general, and Luis Alberto Sanchez, Bolivia's energy minister.

Uzbek research reactor fuel shipped to Russia

Waste and Recycling

28 September 2015

The first shipment of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid used nuclear fuel from the IIN-3M research reactor in Tashkent for reprocessing in Russia has been completed.

Russia-Norway 'early notification' protocol signed

Regulation and Safety

16 September 2015

Russia-Norway September 2015 - 48Russia and Norway yesterday signed a protocol on the practical measures required for their inter-governmental agreement on early notification of nuclear accidents and exchange of information on nuclear facilities. The protocol was signed in Vienna during the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference by Rosatom director general Sergey Kirienko and Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority director general Ole Harbitz.

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.

Rosatom plans next phase of nuclear and radiation safety

Nuclear Policies

21 September 2015

Medvedev-Kirienko September 2015 - 48Rosatom will soon present the Russian government with its report for the federal target program (FTP) for nuclear and radiation safety for 2016-2025, director general Sergey Kirienko told Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a meeting on 18 September at Government House. The corporation has completed 108% of the FTP for 2008-2015, and despite a cut in state funding of RUB8.4 billion ($127 million), Kirienko said.

Rosatom and IAEA enhance radiation safety cooperation

Regulation and Safety

15 September 2015

Rosatom-IAEA - September 2015 - 48Rosatom and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) yesterday signed 'practical arrangements' to enhance their cooperation in radiation safety.