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The documents are ready to be signed and might involve further steps to develop this business, including the purchase of uranium

Analysis: Russia wins Mongolian uranium mining concessions May 18, 2009

If the works are done on schedule, the Baltiiskii Zavod will make a series of floating nuclear power plants. We will not only make new generating facilities but also export our products and thus raise our competitiveness. Foreign representatives willing to order similar floating NPPs will start visiting the Baltiiskii Zavod this year. This power plant can produce not only electric power and heating but also a large amount of fresh water. Foreigners tell us that they want to see the NPP with their own eyes and to make an order. It will be possible to lease floating NPPs together with their personnel

Analysis: Russia to build floating nuclear power plants May 04, 2009

An obvious question is the loan interest rate. This is very important for the sector. The results of current talks with the banks indicate that even the most discounted rate will be about 16 percent annually. Building the nuclear plants at 16 percent interest is not possible. Ten percent is the maximum

Analysis: Russia's ambitious nuclear-power expansion plans Apr 21, 2009

The first area for cooperation is the exploration and production of natural uranium. We spoke about it at the level of companies, of senior ministry officials and at the level of the country's leadership. The interest is there

Russia, Brazil cooperate on nuclear power Nov 03, 2008

The nuclear power plant is vital for that part of Europe in terms of market and energy security

Outside View: Baltic nuke plant criticized Apr 25, 2008


Sergey Vladilenovich Kiriyenko (Russian: Серге́й Владиле́нович Кирие́нко) (born 26 July 1962) is a Russian politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Russia from 23 March to 23 August 1998 under President Boris Yeltsin. Currently, he is the head of Rosatom, the state nuclear energy corporation.

Sergei Kiriyenko's grandfather, Yakov Israitel, made his name as a devoted Communist and Lenin awarded him with an inscribed pistol for his good service to the Party.

Sergei Kiriyenko was born in 1962 in Sukhumi, the capital of the Abkhazian ASSR of the Georgian SSR, and grew up in Sochi , in southern Russia. After graduation from high school, Kiriyenko enrolled in the shipbuilding faculty at the Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky) Water Transport Engineers Institute, where his divorced father taught. At this time, he dropped the Jewish family name of his father and adopted Kiriyenko, the Ukrainian name of his mother.

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