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Putin praised the importance of ITER

Operation of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER as a unique source of energy will contribute to achieve sustainable economic development and improving the quality of life of millions of people, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his greeting to participants in France on Tuesday ceremony to mark the start of work on the Assembly and installation of equipment of the reactor.

Welcome text via videoconference was read by Director General of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

Putin described the ITER project as an example of international cooperation

The project of construction of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER is a Prime example of effective and mutually beneficial multilateral cooperation, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his greeting to the participants in France a ceremony to mark the commencement of works on assembling and installation of equipment of the reactor.

Welcome text via videoconference was read by Director General of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

In "Rosatom" has evaluated the situation with coronavirus at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant

The situation with coronavirus infection at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant due to the measures taken has changed for the better, said General Director of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

At the end of may Likhachev reported that about a hundred people working at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was infected with coronavirus. Today in a video message to the employees of the Russian nuclear industry, he called the NPP "a good example" of the effectiveness of measures to combat the spread of COVID-19.

At the Kursk NPP-2 isolated about 300 construction workers

The concealment of one of the participants in the construction of Kursk NPP-2 the fact of its disease coronavirus infection has led to the fact that the quarantine had to send almost 300 people, is an outrage, said General Director of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

"The worker of one of our contractors on the construction site of the Kursk NPP-2 ill. Two days went to work with temperature, masking the disease and by taking antipyretics, and then called in sick, stayed in a hostel, but was not isolated. And there has infected 27 people, eight of them were hospitalized", - said Likhachev in his video message to the employees of the nuclear industry of the Russian Federation.

Likhachev said when you pass in the operation of nuclear-powered icebreaker "Arktika"

Russian head versatile atomic icebreaker "Arktika" is expected to be commissioned in the state Corporation "Rosatom" in the autumn of this year, said General Director of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev.

Deadlines for "Arctic" Rosatom were previously delayed - if it was originally scheduled for may-June of 2019, then it was decided to take the icebreaker in may 2020. "Arctic" can be commissioned Rosatom with the faulty propeller motor that has failed due to short circuit and which is planned to replace the dock Kronstadt naval plant (part of USC) in 2021, wrote in March this year, the newspaper "Kommersant" with reference to sources.

Putin urged Rosatom to ensure the security of data centers

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Rosatom to ensure the safety in siting data centers in the territories of nuclear power plants.

During the working meeting, the head of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev informed the President that the company, together with Rostelecom has launched in the past year, the largest data processing center (DPC) in Europe. He noted that there is the idea of such centres to place on the territories of nuclear power plants.

Started Rosatom nuclear reactor project-"burner" of hazardous substances

Rosatom officially launched the implementation of the Russian project on creation of a unique nuclear reactor to test the technology, "burning" the most dangerous radioactive substances that remain after processing of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) of nuclear power plants, the corresponding order was signed by General Director of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev.

About it reported the edition enterprise Rosatom "Mining and chemical combine" (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region) newspaper "the Bulletin of the MCC". On this enterprise it is planned to build a new reactor.

In Iran said about the ability to provide themselves with nuclear fuel without Russia

Iran is able to provide itself with nuclear fuel and without Russia, said the official representative of the organization of atomic energy of Iran (AEOI) behrouz of Kamalvandi.

At the end of April from Russia on the site of the Bushehr nuclear power plant was delivered a fresh batch of nuclear fuel required for the further successful functioning of the reactor.