Nuclear power plant makes Armenia a ticking time bomb

Once Armenia's defeat against Azerbaijan was put on paper, some Armenians, struggling to face reality, brought up nuclear weapons as a form of potential retaliation (See Armenian newspaper calls for use of nuclear weapon against Azerbaijan) These discussions, however, ignore the fact that Armenia does host nuclear power on its soil but in the form of a decaying Soviet nuclear reactor – a ticking bomb that is not only a threat to Armenia itself but its neighbors as well

Russia starts work on 2nd power unit for Akkuyu plant

The construction of a new power unit at the Russian-built Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) in Turkey is set to start in the first quarter of 2020, director general of Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom Alexey Likhachev …

Metsamor NPP to be modernized by 2021

Modernization of the Metsamor nuclear power plant will be completed by 2021, Rosatom press service reported. As part of the project to extend the service life of the Metsamor nuclear power plant, modernization of equipment at one of 2 …

Does Armenia give up on its nuclear power plant?

Next summer the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant will stop for two months for activities on its lifetime extension. Another four months - before and after a complete stop - the station will work at half load. Russia's Rosatom together …

 Vladimir Putin congratulates Rosatom

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent greetings to current and former workers of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation on the corporation’s 10th anniversary. The president noted that since its founding, …