Russia ready to welcome Trump at economic forum in St. Petersburg — Deputy PMBusiness & Economy January 19, 18:29
European Commission does not expect problems with gas supplies via Ukraine this winterBusiness & Economy January 19, 18:22
Russian diplomat says Obama tried by all means to complicate life for TrumpRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 18:00
First deputy PM says investment flow into Russian economy will start soonBusiness & Economy January 19, 17:38
Russian diplomat: No message received from Washington on its participation in Astana talksRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 17:08
Results of Siberian Craton research to be used in discovering new diamond depositsBusiness & Economy January 19, 16:36
Diplomat says Moscow expects new Syrian groups to join ceasefire at Astana talksRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 16:23
Ankara vows to leave no stone unturned in Russian envoy's murder investigationWorld January 19, 16:10
Diplomat: Trump’s inauguration raises hope for end of crisis in Russia-US relationsRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 16:06
VLADIVOSTOK, September 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s nuclear energy state-run corporation, Rosatom, will organise in the Maritime Territory a centre for conditioning and long-term storage of radioactive waste.
The project’s budget is 2.5 billion roubles ($65 million), the corporation’s head Sergei Kiriyenko said on Friday.
He said that only the waste produced by local facilities will remain In the Primorye Territory.
Removal of most hazardous waste - spent nuclear fuel from the Pacific Fleet’s dismantled nuclear submarines - is due to be over this October, the official said. By 2016, the corporation will remove the Pacific Fleet’s beacons which used nuclear fuel. By 2020, all reactor sections of utilised submarines will be stored at a special facility.
“Our primary task was to cope with most hazardous wastes. They make almost 21,000 cubic metres, or 84 Ci,” he said. “In October, we shall remove the last used fuel, and then we shall be dealing only with the reactor sections, which are not hazardous. As submarines’ terms expire, we shall be removing them immediately from the region.