Supplies of S-400 systems to Turkey may begin within two yearsMilitary & Defense September 25, 18:14
Ukraine involved in illegal arms deliveries to South Sudan — Amnesty InternationalWorld September 25, 18:01
Russian general's death in Syria result of US double-dealing in war on terror — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:42
Russia's top diplomat says conditions in Syria ripe for defeating terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:07
Russian envoy notes US actions in Syria as Washington's true colors on anti-terror policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:00
Economy minister believes new technologies will drive Russia’s economyBusiness & Economy September 25, 16:50
Russian, German scientists boost gas sensor accuracy that can be used in detecting cancerScience & Space September 25, 16:45
US may try to sponsor protests ahead of presidential election in Russia, diplomat warnsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 16:36
Russian military deny strike against Syrian opposition units near Deir ez-ZorMilitary & Defense September 25, 16:11
MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom intends to sign this weekend an agreement with Bolivia on the construction of a nuclear center with a research reactor there, Rosatom chief Sergey Kiriyenko said on Wednesday in a speech at the Russian Federation Council upper house of parliament.
"We plan to sign this weekend an agreement with Bolivia on the construction of a nuclear center with a research reactor," he said.
According to TASS previous reports, in October 2015 Rosatom and the Bolivian Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy signed a memorandum of understanding in the sphere of nuclear energy cooperation.
The signed memorandum envisages the development of radiation technology for the industry, medicine and agriculture. The two countries also intend to jointly train atomic energy industry personnel. Russia will also help Bolivia to create and develop the infrastructure for the management and regulation of its nuclear program.
According to Rosatom, the memorandum involves the following spheres of cooperation between the parties: the use of radioisotopes and radiation technology and their application in industry, medicine, agriculture and other fields; training and education of personnel in various fields of peaceful uses of nuclear energy; the potential construction of a nuclear science and technology center with the necessary infrastructure for the use in science, medicine, industry and agriculture on the basis of the cyclotron research reactor; consultations on the possible construction of nuclear power plants of Russian design in Bolivia, etc.