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Moscow court refused to limit Turcan period of familiarization with the case

Lefortovo court of Moscow refused to limit a former member of the Board of "inter RAO" Karina Tsurkan in terms of familiarization with the case of espionage, told RIA Novosti in court.

A "request for determination of period for familiarization with the materials of the criminal case rejected," - said in court. Meeting on the case held behind closed doors in connection with his privacy.

The reactor vessel for unit 1 of the NPP "Akkuyu" was tested

The reactor vessel for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey with the participation of Russia, has successfully passed the hydraulic tests have confirmed the reliability of this product and its readiness for future exploitation, reported the press service of the machine-building division of Rosatom Atomenergomash.

Tests were conducted by the manufacturer of the reactor of the plant "Atommash" (Volgodonsk, Rostov region). "For the responsible of the final stage in the manufacture of the reactor vessel uses a special underground stand – caisson. He put the support ring, on which a crane with a lifting capacity of 600 tons was installed in the design position of the reactor vessel and shut down process lid. Hydraulic tests conducted in accordance with special technology, in which the reactor vessel was created maximum pressure (24,5 megapascals) above the operating pressure by 1.4 times," - said in the message.

Rosatom has produced a set of steam generators for unit 1 of NPP "Akkuyu"

Engineering companies of Rosatom has completed production of a set of steam generators for construction with participation of RF first power unit of NPP "Akkuyu" in Turkey, the press service of the holding "Atomenergomash".

The steam generators belong to the basic equipment of the reactor compartment of nuclear power. They are needed to produce steam that drives a turbine generator work. The steam generators are part of the reactor plant. The length of one steam generator is about 15 meters, diameter – more than 4 meters, weight – 340 tons. The equipment of one plant consists of four steam generators.

Rosatom began building the second unit of the NPP "Akkuyu" in Turkey

Rosatom began construction of unit 2 of NPP "Akkuyu" in Turkey, told RIA Novosti in the project company "Akkuyu Nuclear", which is responsible for the implementation of this project.

As noted by the head of the company Anastasia Zoteeva, construction and installation works are now conducted simultaneously at the sites of the first and second units. "In the second block completes concreting of both base plates and the reactor compartment and the turbine hall," said she.

The Turkish Ambassador praised the cooperation between Moscow and Ankara

Cooperation between Moscow and Ankara, in recent years, growing in all areas, serves international peace and stability, said Wednesday RIA Novosti Ambassador to Turkey Mehmet Samsar.

"Thanks to a close friendship and strong will demonstrated by the Turkish President (Tayyip) Erdogan and the Russian President (Vladimir) Putin over the past few years our relations have developed in all spheres and made possible the implementation of strategically important long-term projects. Our cooperation, in other words, the cooperation of the two large countries of the Eurasian region on regional issues serves international peace and stability," - said the Samsar.