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Finland Failed to Get Financial Compensation From Russia for ‘Hanhikivi’ Project

The International Dispute Review Board (DRB) refused Finland to file financial claims to the Russian “Rosatom” company in the situation with the Hanhikivi-1 NPP, the contract for the construction of which Helsinki terminated this year. This was reported by the Director General of the Russian atomic state corporation Aleksey Likhachev.   The Finnish company, “Fennovoima”, 34

Insight | Around Russia  | 02.11.22

Zaporozhye NPP Goes Under Jurisdiction of Rosenergoatom

The integration of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and its personnel into the jurisdiction of the Rosenergoatom (operator of Russian nuclear power plants) concern has begun. Salary and social projects are being introduced for the station staff and residents of Energodar, according to the Head of the City Administration Alexander Volga.  “After the arrival

Finnish Company Files Rosatom for Contract It Terminated Itself

Finnish company Fennovoima filed a lawsuit against Russian Rosatom for almost 2 billion euros for the Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant (NPP) and said it was waiting for a counterclaim. The Russian state corporation said that lawsuits have already been filed, for $3 billion.    Fennovoima is a nuclear power company established by Russian state’s nuclear

Business | Industry | Technology  | 01.04.22

Russia Modernized Oldest Operating Power Reactor

Specialists of the Russian Research Institute of Nuclear Reactors have successfully completed a large-scale repair and modernization of the VK-50 multipurpose research reactor facility in Dimitrovgrad, Ulyanovsk region.  For the first time in the last 20 years, the installation has supplied 50 MW of electrical power to the network. VK-50 is Russia’s first and only

Business | Technology  | 18.02.22

Most Powerful Surface Ship in Russia to Undergo Final Upgrade This Year

The Project 11442M heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov set to become the Russian Navy’s most powerful surface ship after its repairs and upgrade at the Sevmash Shipyard, the port city of Severodvinsk on the White Sea.  The heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov has been under repairs at the Sevmash Shipyard since 1999. Real

Business | Technology  | 25.01.22

Russian Flag Raised on ‘Siberia’ First Serial Nuclear Icebreaker

The solemn ceremony of raising the flag of Russia was held on the first serial universal nuclear icebreaker “Siberia” today, on Tuesday, January 25, at the Atomflot berth in Murmansk.   According to the Deputy Director of Rosatom Corporation, Vyacheslav Ruksha, it is impossible to imagine the dynamic development of the Arctic without a modern nuclear

Vladimir Putin: Russia Knows About US Achievements on Hypersonic Weapons Even Though Nobody Talks About It

Russia knows that the US is somewhat ahead of China in the development of hypersonic weapons, although “nobody makes a fuss about it,” as stated by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at the “Russia Calling!” investment forum.   “We do know that our American partners are slightly ahead in the development of hypersonic weapons after all.

Russia Expects AUKUS Participants to Curtail Nuclear Submarine Project

Russia expects that at the end of 18 months of additional study, the participants of the AUKUS security partnership (Australia, the UK, and the US) will come to the conclusion that it is necessary to curtail the implementation of the nuclear submarines project, as stated by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to international

Business | Industry  | 18.11.21

Russian Nuclear Icebreaker ‘Siberia’ Went on Sea Trials

The new universal nuclear icebreaker “Siberia” went on sea trials, according to the press service of the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg where the vessel was built.   Первый серийный универсальный атомный ледокол проекта 22220 «Сибирь» покинул достроечную набережную Балтийского завода и взял курс на Финский залив, где приступит к выполнению программы заводских ходовых испытаний pic.twitter.com/oXpC4SFjjU

Business | Technology  | 03.11.21

Russian Nuclear Centre to Create Shell for Catching Drones

Scientists of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center, the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics (Snezhinsk, Chelyabinsk region) are creating a new projectile designed to effectively combat small-sized drones and aerial bombs.  The projectile being developed at the federal nuclear centre contains a body with a set of propellant blocks sequentially located along the axis