Rosatom, Kazakhstan mull nuke plant construction


The visitors examine an exhibition booth of the Russian Rosatom company during a specialised international exhibition of the nuclear industry, ATOMEXPO-2014, in Moscow, Russia, June 9, 2014. Rosatom is considering building a nuclear plant in Kazakhstan.

Russian atomic company’s plans spark nuclear debate in former Soviet republic

ASTANA - Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom and Kazakhstan’s Energy Ministry may soon sign an intergovernmental agreement on construction of a nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan, Rosatom International Network President Alexander Merten told reporters in Astana last week.

He stressed that the nuclear power plant, built on Russian technology is the most secure in the world. For example, the dome of its nuclear reactor can even withstand a fall of a heavy Boeing -747.

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