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After leading the 14-member Support and Assistance Mission to Zaporizhzia (ISAMZ), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi summarised the situation at the NPP sayng that the physical integrity of the plant had been violated.

Date: Tuesday, 06 September 2022
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Russia supplying two reactors for Liaoning province site A computer-generated image of the Xudabao nuclear power station in China. Courtesy Rosatom. The pouring of first concrete has begun for the Xudabao-3 nuclear power plant being built with Russian technology in Liaoning province in northeast China, China National Nuclear Corporation said in a note to the Shanghai stock exchange.

Xudabao-3 will be a conventional pressurised water reactor unit using Russian-made VVER-1200 technology. There are also plans for a fourth unit at the site.

In May, Chinese president Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin watched the launch ceremony by video link of a nuclear energy project to build four new Russia-supplied reactors in China.

The ceremony marked official groundbreaking for the construction of Xudabao-3 and Xudabao-4 (also known as Xudapu) and Tianwan-7 and Tianwan-8 in Jiangsu province, eastern China. Tianwan-7 and Tianwan-8 will also be Russia supplied VVER-1200 plants.

Date: Thursday, 05 August 2021
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Saudi Arabia has sent a request for information (RFI) to international suppliers to build two nuclear power plants, the first step towards a formal tender, Reuters reported on 31 October citing “three sources”.

Date: Saturday, 04 November 2017
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Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the V4G4 Centre of Excellence on 26 June signed a memorandum for participation in the International Research Centre (IRC) based around Russia’s Multi-Purpose Research Reactor (MBIR). MBIR is under construction at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad.

Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2017
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Russia's permanent representative to international organisations in Vienna (including the International Atomic Energy Agency), Vladimir Voronkov, said on 30 June that the Akkuyu NPP project in Turkey could now move forward. The project had been effectively (but not formally) frozen since November 2015 when a Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian Su-24 bomber over Syria. However, an apology from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now seems to have ended the stalemate.

Date: Tuesday, 05 July 2016
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Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom in 2016 will contribute RUB24.6m ($300,000) from its state budget allocation to the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA's) International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO project), according to a Russian government directive published on the official legal information portal. The directive says Rosatom and the Russian Foreign Ministry will monitor the use of the Russian contribution.

Date: Thursday, 28 January 2016
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Japan is turning to international experts for help with decommissioning its nuclear power plants. Kirill Komarov, first deputy director general for development and international business at Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on 26 November that Rosatom is ready to offer Japan the entire spectrum of services and technologies in the back-end of nuclear fuel cycle.

Date: Thursday, 26 November 2015
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