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13 august 2014
Moscow, Russia - The Center for Energy and Security Studies held a workshop on Prospects for Uranium Mining in Greenland: Legal and Political Aspects'. The presentation was made by Dr. Gry Thomasen, Research Associate, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS). More info
20 june 2014
Moscow, Russia - The Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) held a meeting with Sartaj Aziz, National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The event was headlined 'Challenges to Security and Stability in South Asia and Outlook for Closer Russian-Pakistani Relations'. More info
3 june 2014
Moscow, Russia - The Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) held the briefing on results of series of meetings in Pyongyang with representatives of the North Korean Foreign Ministry and research organizations, which took place in April 2014. Representatives of Russian think-tanks and academia, as well as governmental agencies and ministries (Rosatom State Corporation, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) took part in the event. Grigory Logvinov, Russian MFA's Ambassador-at-Large, has also made his comments during the meeting.
25 april 2014
Pyongyang, DPRK - On April 22-25, 2014, the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) held another series of meetings on pressing nuclear issues with representatives of the North Korean research organizations and the DPRK Foreign Ministry. The discussions involved experts of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's Institute for Disarmament and Peace, the Institute of Economics of the North Korean Academy of Social Sciences, and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry. They centered on prospects for North Korea declaring a moratorium on nuclear tests, the possibility of the resumption of the Six Party Talks, and North Korea's plans to develop nuclear energy and set up an export control system. More info
21 april 2014
Beijing, China - On April 16-21, 2014, CENESS Director Anton Khlopkov held a series of meetings in Beijing with representatives of Chinese research organizations involved in nuclear nonproliferation studies. The agenda of the meetings focused on a comprehensive settlement of the crisis over the Iranian nuclear program, denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, and participation of Chinese researchers in the 2014 Moscow Nonproliferation Conference. More info
15 april 2014
Beijing, China - CENESS Director Anton Khlopkov made presentation during the P5 Conference Public Event, held under the chairmanship of the People's Republic of China. More info
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CENESS in the News

12 may 2014
'There Is a Progress in Negotiations (In Russian)'
Iran Radio Russian Service
22 april 2014
'P5 Should Help Make NPT a Success'
China Daily
15 april 2014
'Nuclear Security Summit: Russian Commitments and their Implementation'
Valdai Discussion Club
8 april 2014
'Will Kiev Be Putting Sensitive Technologies On Sale (In Russian)'
Komsomol'skaya Pravda
8 april 2014
'Russian National Security Will not be Affected by US Refusal to Cooperate on Nuclear Security (in Russian)'
RIA Novosti
8 april 2014
'Russian Budget Bears the Main Burden of Financing Nuclear Safety Projects in Russia (in Russian)'
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CENESS Newswire


Which market offers better opportunities for the Russian nuclear industry business development?

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Moscow, Russia - The Russian nuclear industry has set for itself an ambitious goal of becoming one of the three top global suppliers of Mo-99, which is used in 80 per cent of the medical procedures involving isotopes. Growing Russian production could help stabilize the global Mo-99 market, which faced severe shortages on several occasions in 2005-2013. It is therefore important to identify mechanisms that could enable Russia to achieve that goal, while at the same time facilitating the Russian industry's transition to new market requirements for producing Mo-99 without HEU. More info
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News of the Nuclear Club Journal

The new issue of Nuclear Club journal 1-2, 2013 was published. The main topics are:
  • How the Bushehr NPP Turbines Were Traded for Sea Launch.
  • The HEU Deal: A Success Story.
  • Nuclear Energy in Turkey after the Arab Spring and Fukushima.
  • Radiation Security during Mass Sport Events: Poland's Experience during the UEFA Euro 2012.
  • Outlook for Nuclear Energy in Egypt.
  • The IAEA Safeguards System: Conceptual Evolution.
  • Nuclear Talks with Iran: Lessons of 10 Years of Failure.
  • Plutonium and the Semipalatinsk Test Site.
The summary in English is available via link below.
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'President Yeltsin Stopped Me From Finishing the Cuban Nuclear Power Plant'

Viktor Mikhailov
Russia's first nuclear energy minister, Viktor Mikhailov, recalls in an interview Moscow's attempts to conquer new nuclear markets in the early 1990s. He also sheds some light on the decision to sell Russian centrifuge enrichment equipment to China.

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Stuxnet: New Form of Cyber Warfare was Tested on Iranian Nuclear Infrastructure? (In Russian)

Dmitry Konukhov

In June 2010 thousands of computers in India, Indonesia, Iran, China, Pakistan, USA, Taiwan and Ecuador were attacked by worm Stuxnet', a new form of cyber malware that can damage real objects. The worldwide attention was riveted to this virus after it struck the Iranian nuclear facilities: Bushehr NPP and enrichment plant in Natanz.

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Russia, Australia and New Horizons of Nuclear Cooperation
(In Russian)

John Carlson

On November 11, 2010 Russia's peaceful nuclear energy cooperation agreement with Australia, which holds about a quarter of the world's known uranium reserves, entered into force. One of the key authors of the agreement looks back at the history of the agreement, details the requirements of Australian law to such international agreements, and highlights the prospects for bilateral nuclear cooperation.

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