World’s most advanced nuclear power unit put in operation in Russia
One of the most important events of recent years for the Russian nuclear industry has occurred at Novovoronezh NPP, namely, the station’s new nuclear power unit №6 was put into commercial operation, RIA Novosti reports with the reference to Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation.
Kiriyenko hands over his Rosatom’s Golden Parachute to Anticancer Fund
On Wednesday, it became known that First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia, Sergey Kiriyenko, has handed over the whole amount of his Golden Parachute, received after leaving Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation, to the Anticancer Fund, Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper reports.
Russia plans to spend $459m on urban redevelopment
This year, 27,2 billion rubles (approximately $459 million) will be allocated from the federal and regional budgets to redevelopment of public spaces and parks, as well as to repair and modernization of courtyards in Russian cities.
President Putin put in operation gas pipeline to Crimea
On Tuesday, after the gas pipeline system of Crimea was connected to Russia’s main gasline, Russian President Vladimir Putin has kicked off via videoconferencing the start of gas supply to the Peninsula from Russian mainland.
Putin answered questions by 50 reporters at annual press conference
Today, on the 23rd of December, Russian President Vladimir Putin answered questions of almost 50 reporters at the 12th press conference held annually to sum up the results of the year. Today, the event lasted about four hours and was attended by approximately 1500 journalists from Russian regions and abroad.
Russia and Japan to cooperate in peaceful use of nuclear energy
Over the course of Vladimir Putin’s visit to Tokyo, a memorandum of cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy between Russia and Japan was signed by both parties, TASS news agency reports on Friday citing its source in Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
Agreement on Kudankulam NPP to be signed by Russia and India
Rosatom, a Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, intends to sign in the near future a master framework agreement and a credit protocol regarding construction of the third phase of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant located in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Russia and Belarus to work together over BIM technologies adoption
Today, in Minsk, within the framework of the first meeting on the issue of enhancing cooperation in the field of construction, the Head of Russian Construction Ministry Mikhail Menn and his counterpart, Belarusian Architecture and Construction Minister Anatoly Chyorny, signed a protocol of immediate actions.
RF Deputy Construction Minister, Chibis, unveils Japanese’s plans
Another Russian-Japanese pilot project for urban environment development is planned to be implemented in Vladivostok, the city located in the Russian Far East, Deputy Head of Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities, Andrey Chibis, told Ria Novosti on Tuesday.
Russia’s economy minister Ulyukaev detained over grand bribe
Russian Minister of Economic Development, Alexey Ulyukaev, was detained in Moscow on Tuesday on suspicion of accepting a bribe in amount of $2 million from Rosneft, a Russian oil giant, the Investigative Committee of Russia announced today.