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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 22, 2018


Russia will provide $1200cr, 93,600 cr in local currency, in 4 per cent interest for Roopur nuclear power plant on Pabna at Iswardi. Bangladesh needs to repay the Debt within 28 year with 10 year grace period. Thursday , finance minister informs this after the meeting with Vice president of Russian Atomic Energy Commission N N Paskit. He said, we need to sign another two agreement for this project. One is project cost agreement... »
Vice president of NIAEP, under state owned Rosatom Company in Russia, and officer in charge of Bangladesh Nuclear power plant Maksim V Elchishchev said, Rooppur will be a modern, safe and money saving Nuclear power plant. After completing the survey in Rooppur, to establish nuclear power plant, it was informed that the projects will be environment friendly. Last week Mr. V. Maksim said this in an interview with the Energy Bangla... »
The Government of the Republic of Armenia and Government of the Russian Federation signed the Intergovernmental Agreement on exchange of information related to nuclear and radiation safety on October 7, 2015. The document was signed by S. Kirienko, Director General of Rosatom, from the Russian side and E. Zakharyan, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, from the Armenian side. The Agreement was concluded for the purposes of implementation of... »
The risk of a “serious cyber attack” on nuclear power plants around the world is growing, warns a report. The civil nuclear infrastructure in most nations is not well prepared to defend against such attacks, it added. Many of the control systems for the infrastructure were “insecure by design” because of their age, it said. Published by the influential Chatham House think tank, the report studied cyber defences in power... »
The Russians have completed the feasibility study and prepared the design for construction of the Rooppur 2400 megawatt nuclear power plant. The study submitted in June found Rooppur to be a suitable site for such a large nuclear power plant. Issues such a geological fault around the plant site would be addressed by taking measures to make the soil stable and strong, said Maksim V Elchishchev in charge of Bangladesh... »
ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear corporation, presently has foreign orders worth $300 billion for construction of 30 nuclear power units in 12 countries. Besides, discussions on construction of 10 more units are underway. Sergey Kirienko, CEO of Rosatom, apprised the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during an official meeting in Moscow recently. Kirienko said, “Interest in nuclear power is growing globally at the moment. In the recent years, our order portfolio... »
Russia’s State corporation- Rosatom with the support of Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) distributed a popular science book titled “Nuclear power: Q&A” among 30 schools in the town of Pabna, district town of Rooppur where the Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) is planned to be constructed according to Russian design. The book contains 30 answers to the most frequently asked questions on... »
The Siberian Chemical Plant (SCP), a subsidiary of Rosatom’s TVEL Fuel Company, has decommissioned a commercial uranium-graphite reactor for the first time in global history. Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation has yet again proved that nuclear facilities can be operated and decommissioned safely. It is EI-2, the first ever nuclear reactor that was used, apart from weapons-grade plutonium production, to generate electric power with the help of steam turbines. The reactor... »
Russia’s State Nuclear Corporation- Rosatom and Laos are in negotiation for setting up first nuclear power plant in the territory of Laos. Dr. Sinava Souphanouvong, Vice Minister of Energy and mines of Laos disclosed the information during an intervie to “Vestnik of Atomprom”, corporate journal of Rosatom. Both the countries are negotiating on construction of 2 nuclear power units with the use of Russian VVER-reactors, each with capacity of up... »
Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC), a subsidiary of state nuclear power corporation of  Russia- Rosatom has completed tests of fuel assemblies for the BN-800 fast neutron reactor in their at their MOX (Mixed Oxide) fuel fabrication plan. The BN-800 reactor has been set up at unit 4 of the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in the Sverdlovsk, Russia. The MOX production line – located in a mine 200 meters underground at... »