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Rosatom's new uranium-plutonium fast neutron reactor fuel

The MOX fuel is produced at the company's mining and chemical combine in the city of Zheleznogorsk in Russia's far eastern region of Siberia.

Dec 18, 2018, 12:35 PM IST

Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive pollution detected

Russian nuclear agency Rosatom on Tuesday denied its facilities experienced any incidents following reports of contamination by Ruthenium 106 radioactive isotope in parts of the country.

Nov 21, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Russian automated control systems to arrive in Kudankulam from 2018

The road map for cooperation between Russia and India in the sphere of nuclear power provides for the construction of a total of 12 power units in different locations in India.

Dec 26, 2016, 08:34 AM IST

India, Russia deal on Kudankulam N-plant units 5, 6 likely by December end

The plant`s blocks 3 and 4 (the second stage) would be commissioned in 2022 and 2023.

Nov 30, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project

A fast neutron reactor, also known simply as a fast reactor, is a type in which the nuclear fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons.

Oct 31, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States.

Oct 05, 2016, 23:15 PM IST

Nuclear fuel pellets from Russia to arrive in India July-end

The first delivery of nuclear fuel to the Nuclear Fuel Complex in Hyderabad (India) took place in spring 2009. The fuel pellets made in Elektrostal, Russia are used in Indian nuclear reactors.

Jul 02, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Preparations on for launching Kudankulam Unit-2 N-plant

Preparations are underway for operationalisation of the Unit-2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu and stage is set for construction of two more reactors of 1000 mw capacity each, according to Russian company Rosatom which is building the atomic power plant.

Oct 11, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Russia in talks with India for transfer of technologies in other fields

Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom is in talks with India on transfer of other nuclear technologies in other fields while the second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is expected to be commissioned soon, said a senior official.

Jun 02, 2015, 05:15 AM IST

Turkey launches construction of first nuclear power plant in Mersin province

Turkey on Tuesday launched the construction of its first nuclear power plant, a controversial USD 20 billion project slammed by ecologists which Ankara hopes will begin a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency.

Apr 14, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

Russia says ready to process Iranian nuclear fuel

Russian diplomats involved in the historic framework accord limiting Iran`s nuclear programme said Friday Moscow`s atomic energy agency, Rosatom, was ready to provide Tehran with new reactor fuel and process spent rods.

Apr 03, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Finland approves construction of nuclear plant by Russia

Finland`s Parliament on Friday gave the green-light to the construction of the country`s third nuclear plant by Russia`s Rosatom.

Dec 05, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Russia, Iran finish negotiation on n-plant

Moscow and Tehran have finished negotiation on building new sections of Iranian nuclear power plants, Russian state nuclear power corporation Rosatom said Wednesday.

Jun 25, 2014, 22:58 PM IST