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18 January 2022  Communications Division of Rosatom Engineering Division

 Core catcher casing has been installed at Tianwan NPP Unit 7
Core catcher casing has been installed at Tianwan NPP Unit 7
The installation of the core melt localization device, or the “core catcher”, has started at Tianwan NPP Unit 7.
22 December 2021  Communications Division of ROSATOM Engineering Division

Fuel loading has started at Belarus NPP Unit 2
Fuel loading has started at Belarus NPP Unit 2
On 22 December, on Power Engineers’ Day – the professional holiday, loading of fresh fuel started at Belarus NPP Unit 2 (general designer and general contractor is ROSATOM Engineering Division). At 10:11 а.m. the first fuel assembly (FA) with nuclear fuel was loaded into the reactor core. Totally 163 fuel assemblies will be consequentially loaded into the reactor.
21 December 2021  Press Service of Rusatom International Network

ROSATOM's Director General Alexey Likhachev held talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban
ROSATOM's Director General Alexey Likhachev held talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban
On December 16-17, 2021, the Director General of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev, during his working visit, held negotiations with Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, and visited the construction site of the Paks-2 NPP, accompanied by Janos Süli, Minister responsible for the Paks-2 NPP project, Alexander Lokshin, President ASE JSC, and Alexander Merten, Vice President of ASE JSC and Director of the Paks NPP construction project.
10 December 2021  Press service of Akkuyu Nuclear JSC

Unit 1 Pump Station Foundation is under construction at Akkuyu NPP Site (Turkey)
Unit 1 Pump Station Foundation is under construction at Akkuyu NPP Site (Turkey)
December 9, 2021, Büyükeceli, Mersin Province, Turkey – Construction workers have begun constructing the foundation slab for the pump station of Akkuyu NPP Unit 1. Reinforcement and installation of formwork is underway at the site; around 400 people are involved in the works.
7 December 2021  Communications Department of ROSATOM

Russia and Nicaragua will develop cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy
Russia and Nicaragua will develop cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy
On December 7th of 2021 in Moscow, Deputy Director General for International Cooperation of ROSATOM Mr. Nikolay Spasskiy had a meeting with Minister of Finance and National Debt of Nicaragua, Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Russian-Nicaraguan Commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation Mr. Ivа?n Acosta, Special Representative of the President of Nicaragua for Relations with the Russian Federation Mr. Laureano Ortega and Representative of the President of Nicaragua Mr. Rafael Ortega.
7 December 2021  Press Service of Rosatomflot

Rosatomflot completes operation to escort ships out of the Northern Sea Route area
Rosatomflot completes operation to escort ships out of the Northern Sea Route area
7 December 2021 – Taymyr, the nuclear-powered icebreaker operated by FSUE Atomflot, has successfully escorted a convoy of seven vessels (Kumpula, Vladimir Rusanov, Severniy Project, RZK Constanta, Turukhan, Grigoriy Shelikhov and Mechanic Pustoshny) along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). From the western ice edge of the Kara Sea, the ships independently continued their journey out of the NSR area.
11 November 2021  World Nuclear News

Rosenergoatom improves operational safety, says IAEA
Rosenergoatom improves operational safety, says IAEA
Russia's nuclear power plant operator Rosenergoatom has strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of a review which took place in 2018, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded. The team also encouraged the company to continue its efforts in improving its safety performance.
2 November 2021  Akkuyu Nuclear JSC Communications Department

Akkuyu Nuclear JSC obtains construction license for Akkuyu NPP Unit 4
Akkuyu Nuclear JSC obtains construction license for Akkuyu NPP Unit 4
29 October 2021, Ankara, Turkey – Turkey’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority’s Board has agreed to issue a construction license for Unit 4 of Akkuyu NPP to Akkuyu Nuclear JSC. The issuing of this license means that all construction and installation work pertaining to Unit 4, including that of nuclear safety facilities, can now be started.
29 October 2021  Press Service of Leader of IRC MBIR Consortium, LLC

Leader of IRC MBIR Consortium and Joint Institute for Nuclear Research have agreed on scientific, technical and innovative cooperation based on MBIR reactor
Leader of IRC MBIR Consortium and Joint Institute for Nuclear Research have agreed on scientific, technical and innovative cooperation based on MBIR reactor
The agreement will contribute to the creation of an international research center based on the MBIR reactor (IRC MBIR) and the formation of a competence center for the development of generation 4 reactor technologies.
19 October 2021  The Communications Department of ROSATOM

Russia to develop peaceful nuclear cooperation with Central America countries
Russia to develop peaceful nuclear cooperation with Central America countries
On October 18, 2021, in Moscow, a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes was signed between ROSATOM and the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN).