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2008-07-29 18:00:46

ELEKTROSTAL, near Moscow. July 29 (Interfax) - The deadlines for putting some of the planned Russian nuclear power plants into operation are to be brought forward, said Sergei Kiriyenko, head of nuclear power industry regulator Rosatom, on Tuesday. This would mean revising the General Plan for nuclear power plant construction that is to be in effect until 2020, Kiriyenko told reporters after a conference in Elektrostal on the future of Russia's nuclear industry. The General Plan sets its...

2008-07-29 18:00:46

ELEKTROSTAL, Moscow region. July 29 (Interfax) - The Russian government has instructed the state atomic industry corporation Rosatom to analyze ways to finance the completion of the fifth unit of the Kursk nuclear power plant along with other relevant agencies, Rosatom chief Sergei Kiriyenko told journalists. If a decision on this subject is made in the fall 2008, the unit's construction could be completed by the end of 2010, he said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English....

2008-06-25 21:02:47

MOSCOW. June 25 (Interfax) - Russia's nuclear industry is open to cooperation with private Russian and foreign investors, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said in a keynote speech to the ATOMCON 2008 forum. "The Russian nuclear sector is now open for cooperation, and not only with Russian entrepreneurs, but also foreign investors," Ivanov said. "Russia has identified the extensive construction of nuclear power plants as one of its energy priorities," he said. Ivanov said Russia planned...

2006-07-15 11:11:52

By Louis Charbonneau ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The United States and Russia announced on Saturday they would negotiate a landmark atomic cooperation deal and sought to disarm potential critics by vowing to redouble efforts to combat nuclear terrorism. "We express our intent to develop bilateral cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy," said a joint statement by President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who met ahead of a Group of Eight summit. "We have...

2006-03-20 22:30:16

By Tom Miles BEIJING (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin brought Russia's top energy chiefs to Beijing on Tuesday for talks with Chinese leaders who have signaled their frustration at a lack of progress in boosting Russian oil and gas imports. Accompanying the Russian leader were Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko and Resources Minister Yuri Trutnev, as well as Sergei Bogdanchikov and Alexei Miller, the heads of state oil firm Rosneft and gas giant Gazprom respectively. Putin, who...

2006-03-20 20:39:11

By Tom Miles BEIJING (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin brought Russia's top energy chiefs to Beijing on Tuesday for talks with Chinese leaders who have signaled their frustration at a lack of progress in boosting Russian oil and gas imports. Accompanying the Russian leader were Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko and Resources Minister Yuri Trutnev, as well as Sergei Bogdanchikov and Alexei Miller, the heads of state oil firm Rosneft and gas giant Gazprom respectively. Putin, who...

2006-02-26 11:24:11

By Paul Hughes and Parisa Hafezi BUSHEHR, Iran (Reuters) - Iran has reached a "basic" agreement with Russia on jointly enriching uranium, officials said on Sunday -- but there was no immediate sign that it would suspend home-grown enrichment to allay fears that it is developing nuclear weapons. It was unclear what this basic agreement involved and both Russian and Iranian officials identified serious obstacles to a full deal. These principally concerned a suspension of Tehran's...

2006-02-25 06:13:55

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia wants to complete building a nuclear power station in Iran as soon as possible, the country's top nuclear official said on Saturday, the Itar-Tass news agency reported. Sergei Kiriyenko, head of Russia's atomic energy agency Rosatom, said during a visit to Tehran that the civilian nuclear plant at Bushehr in Iran would be launched as fast as possible. "We don't see any political obstacles to completing Bushehr and we are interested in it (the station) being...

2006-02-24 08:05:15

By Paul Hughes TEHRAN (Reuters) - Russia and China stepped up their efforts on Friday to persuade Iran to accept a compromise proposal over its nuclear program that may avert the threat of U.N. sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Sergei Kiriyenko, head of the Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom, and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Lu Guozeng arrived in Tehran for three days of talks over Iran's nuclear impasse. Time is running out for Iran to avoid formal referral to the U.N....

2006-02-24 07:53:42

By Paul Hughes TEHRAN (Reuters) - Russia and China stepped up their efforts on Friday to persuade Iran to accept a compromise proposal over its nuclear program that may avert the threat of U.N. sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Sergei Kiriyenko, head of the Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom, and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Lu Guozeng arrived in Tehran for three days of talks over Iran's nuclear impasse. Time is running out for Iran to avoid formal referral to the U.N....


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