Unit 6  of  Russia’s Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant wins ‘Top Plant’ award

The Unit 6 of the Russia’s  Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant with the VVER-1200 light-water reactor, was awarded as the ‘Top Plant-2017’ in the nuclear power generation category by the reputed and oldest US-based ‘POWER’magazine. Novovaronezh NPP is considered to be the referential project for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. The selection

Rosatom chief  suggests priorities for  development of nuclear power

Director General of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev, emphasized the main priorities for development of the global nuclear power industry for in the near future. He was speaking at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency

19th World Festival of Youth and Students ends in Russia

The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) ended in  Sochi of Russia. Over 25,000 young people of age between 18-35 from 185 countries including Bangladesh took part in the festival, held from October 14 to 22, 2017. Participants included representatives from non-government organizations, teachers, students, politicians,  social and cultural

Akkuyu Nuclear gets limited construction permit for Turkey’s first ever NPP

Akkuyu Nuclear JSC, which implements the construction of the first ever nuclear power plant in Turkey received Limited Construction Permit (LCP) from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK). It is considered to be the first step in obtaining construction license for the project. LCP allows beginning of construction and installation works at

Russia signs deal with Bangladesh on spent nuclear fuel

Governments of Russia and Bangladesh have signed a collaboration agreement on import of spent nuclear fuel of Rooppur NPP to Russia Wednesday. The agreement was signed by Alexey Likhachev, Chief Executive Officer of Rosatom- Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, and Yafes Osman, Minister for Science and Technology of the Government of

Bangladeshi kids participate in ‘Nuclear Kids’ fest in Russia, Hungary

A group of four Bangladeshi children have returned home after attending the Nuclear Kids festival 2017, held in Russia and Hungary. Widely known as NucKids, the festival was organized by ROSATOM, Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation. Over 75 boys and girls from 13 countries including Bangladesh, Belarus,Hungary, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Lithunia, Croatia,

Bangladeshi students studying in Russia visit Rooppur project site

A group of 34 Bangladeshi students studying nuclear science in Russia visited the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Project site at Ishwardi on August 20, 2017. The students are in Bangladesh at the moment to enjoy their annual summer vacation. The main purpose of the visit was to practically acquaint the

High-powered team visits Russia’s latest nuclear power facilities

A 42 member high power delegation comprising   representatives of various countries and working in international organizations, including International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited Russia’s advanced nuclear power technologies, including Generation 3+ nuclear power unit , floating nuke plant and nuclear ice breaker in St. Petersburg. The delegation visited the under operation

Russia signs deal with India on 3rd phase of Kudankulam nuke plant

ASE Group of Companies, a sister concern of Russia’s state nuclear power corporation - Rosatom and Nuclear Power Corporation of India signed a general framework agreement on the construction of the third phase of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu of India. Valery Limarenko, president of ASE group of