April 26, 2014 14:01
Russian deputy PM warns Kyiv against using U.S. fuel for Ukrainian NPPs
MOSCOW. April 26 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin views Ukraine's plans to start using nuclear fuel from the United States for its nuclear power plants (NPP) as dangerous.
"If Kyiv decides to use American nuclear fuel for its NPPs, it means it hasn't learned any lessons from Chernobyl," Rogozin said on Twitter on Saturday.
The Ukrainian state nuclear power operator Enerhoatom said earlier that it planned to switch to using U.S.-made nuclear fuel in three nuclear reactors instead of Russian fuel assemblies.
Some experts believe U.S. fuel is not suitable for Ukrainian NPPs and that its use may negatively affect their operations.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
March 29, 2015
Karimov casts ballot in Uzbek presidential election
Russian soldier charged with massacring Armenian family to be tried at military base - Slutsky
Two Ukrainian servicemen wounded in past 24 hours in Donbas
Contact restored with Mi-2 helicopter missing in Krasnoyarsk territory
Contact lost with Mi-2 helicopter in Krasnoyarsk territory
Turnout in Uzbek presidential election exceeds 70% - CEC
Conflicting sides in Yemen should stop hostilities for sake of national unity - Moscow
RUSSIAN DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER BOGDANOV AT MEETING WITH HEAD OF YEMENI PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION URGES CONFLICTING SIDES TO STOP HOSTILITIES FOR SAKE OF YEMEN'S UNITY - FOREIGN MINISTRY
Turnout in Uzbek presidential election exceeds 50% by noon - CEC
Presidential election in Uzbekistan free from irregularities - Russian monitor
Uzbek presidential election declared valid - CEC
RUSSIA AND FSU GENERAL NEWS
March 28, 2015
Two Russians, one American arrive at Intl Space Station
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has given an interview with Interfax, in which he summed up the results of this foreign policy year and spoke about the priorities of Russian diplomacy in 2015
Germany‘s E.ON is spinning its Russian business off to a "New Company" which will be transferred to the company‘s shareholders, with plans to list it in 2016. Apart from the Russia business, the new company will receive all of E.ON‘s conventional energy assets. E.ON itself will focus on renewable energy and innovation. Johannes Teyssen, E.ON‘s CEO, told Interfax in an interview of the logic behind the decision and its implications for the concern‘s Russian subsidiary OJSC E.ON Russia.
Australian Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler has given an interview to Interfax ahead of the G20 summit in Brisbane in which he speaks about the MH17 crash, the reasons for joining the West‘s sanctions against Russia and explained why Australia expects changes in Russia‘s food policy by March 2015.