Title for Episode VIII of world’s famous saga ‘Star Wars’ revealedSociety & Culture January 23, 21:19
Russia’s chief negotiator: Astana format gives hope for new level in negotiating processRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 20:52
Astana talks focusing on mechanism of Syria ceasefire observance — oppositionWorld January 23, 20:23
Russia and Turkey hit Islamic State targets near al-Bab in Aleppo provinceWorld January 23, 20:06
Russia’s 4th Yasen-class submarine completes hydraulic testsMilitary & Defense January 23, 18:56
Arctic airport in search for investorsBusiness & Economy January 23, 18:50
Rosneft begins Arctic shelf’s seismological exploration from 2017Business & Economy January 23, 18:38
Tesla takes the lead in sales of electric cars in Russia in 2016Business & Economy January 23, 18:18
Politician says European-style reforms to degrade Ukraine’s economyWorld January 23, 18:16
“All our contracts are in force. The nuclear power industry should be beyond political situation,” he said.
Russia and the US earlier discussed projects in the nuclear sector, but now the conversation has stalled, Kiriyenko said.
“If our partners get ready to continue the discussion, we will be glad. If not, then not,” he said.
Under the agreement the two countries were supposed to join efforts in developing new nuclear power technologies, ensuring safe handling of nuclear waste and non-energy use of nuclear technologies, including for medical purposes.
Western economical sanctions imposed against Russia did not affect Russia’s investments in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), an international project to create an experimental thermonuclear reactor based on tokamak, a company official said earlier. The reactor is now expected to be created by 2020. Besides Russia, participants of the €15 billion project also include the EU, India, China, South Korea, the US and Japan.