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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

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Israeli military admits to cyber-warfare


June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 4 (IANS) The Israeli military is using cyber-warfare to curb attacks on the country's cyber space and to counter enemies on the net, the authorities say.In a ... Read more...

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Iran n-plant to switch to full capacity in May


May 4th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bushehr, Iran's first nuclear power plant, will start switching to full capacity from May 23, a Russian nuclear power corporation has said.According to Atomstroyexport, part ... Read more...

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China expands its oldest n-plant


April 9th, 2012 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China has completed the expansion of its first nuclear power plant in Qinshan that will now help generate about 34 billion kwh of electricity annually.A new ... Read more...

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China expands its oldest n-power plant


April 8th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) China's first nuclear power plant has finished an expansion project with a new generator unit in operation, said China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) Sunday.The pressurized water ... Read more...

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China raises investment in nuclear R&D;


February 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has raised its investment in the nuclear research and development sector by 20 percent last year, a senior official has said.According to China National Nuclear ... Read more...

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20-year-old Chinese n-plant totally safe


November 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China's first nuclear power plant that was set up in 1991 has been operating safely for the past 20 years, the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) ... Read more...

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Russia to lend Vietnam $8 bn for first n-plant


November 24th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS) Russia would provide Vietnam a loan of $8 billion to build its first nuclear power plant, Russia's first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov has said.The construction ... Read more...

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Russia to help Bangladesh build n-power plant


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Bangladesh signed an intergovernmental agreement Wednesday in Dhaka to build the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation, Rosatom, said.The ... Read more...

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Russia to build first nuclear power plant in Belarus


October 12th, 2011 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) Russia and Belarus have signed a contract for constructing the first nuclear power plant in Belarus, media reports said.Russia's Atomstroyexport will build two nuclear reactors with ... Read more...

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Iran launches Bushehr nuclear power plant


September 12th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday held the official opening ceremony of its first nuclear power plant at Bushehr that was completed with Russia's assistance.The first unit at Bushehr ... Read more...

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Iran n-plant to start operation by year-end


August 14th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's first nuclear power plant at Bushehr will go into full operation by the end of this year, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a Russian TV ... Read more...

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UAE, Russia discuss N-fuel supplies: Report


August 14th, 2011 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UAE is in talks with Russia over supplies of nuclear fuel for its first nuclear power plant to be launched in 2017, a media ... Read more...

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Russians confirm Iran nuke reactor damage


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow/Tehran, Mar. 1 (ANI): In a statement, Russia's state nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, which is building the reactor in Bushehr, Iran, said it found damage to one of the reactor's four main ... Read more...

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Iran to remove fuel from its first nuclear power plant


February 27th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (IANS) Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said the fuel placed inside the reactor of the country's first nuclear power plant will be temporarily removed ... Read more...

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Major setback for Iran’s first N-plant: Report


February 26th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) A newly completed nuclear reactor in Iran has run into serious problems and threatens to become a major embarrassment for the Iranian government that could delay its initial ... Read more...

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Iran informs IAEA inspectors of Bushehr nuke plant setback


February 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Tehran, Feb.26 (ANI): Iran has reportedly told atomic inspectors this week that it had run into a serious problem at a newly completed nuclear reactor in Bushehr.The plant was supposed to start ... Read more...

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Jordan, Turkey ink nuclear deal


February 18th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 18 (IANS) Jordan and Turkey have agreed to share their nuclear expertise and explore the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.The nuclear cooperation agreement signed Thursday entails exchanging of ... Read more...

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Iran willing to talk about nuclear programme: EU


October 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 30 (IANS/AKI) Iran is willing to participate in negotiations regarding its nuclear programme, European Union's Foreign Affairs chief Catherine Ashton has said.Ashton said the Islamic Republic would return to talks ... Read more...

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IAEA approves site for Egypt’s first nuclear plant


September 18th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA has approved an Egyptian site to host the country's first nuclear power plant. The site in El Dabaa is about 295 km from ... Read more...

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Israel says Iran’s nuclear programme ‘totally unacceptable’


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London Aug 22 (ANI): Israel has said that the fuelling of Iran's first nuclear reactor is "totally unacceptable" and urged greater world pressure to force Tehran to stop any further uranium enrichment.Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran’s first nuclear power plant opens


August 21st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bushehr (Iran), Aug 21 (DPA) Iran's first nuclear power plant was opened Saturday by Iranian and Russian nuclear officials in the southern port city of Bushehr after a delay of almost three ... Read more...

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Russian President criticises Iran for moving closer to nuclear bomb


July 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 13 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that Iran is gaining the ability to build a nuclear bomb, the strongest criticism of Iran's nuclear program to emerge from ... Read more...

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Russia rejects Iran’s claims it favours US on n-issue (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's position on Tehran's nuclear programme is neither pro-American, nor pro-Iranian, presidential aide Sergei Prikhodko said Wednesday. The statement comes after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad urges Russia to rethink support for UN sanctions


May 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on Russia Wednesday to reconsider its support for UN sanctions against Tehran, saying it is unacceptable, the Ynetnews service said. "We shouldn't see, ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuclear plant to be ready in August: Russia


May 20th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rome, May 20 (DPA) Iran's first nuclear power plant will start up in August regardless of possible sanctions against the country, the head of Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom told the Interfax news ... Read more...

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Russia to help Venezuela develop nuclear project


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Venezuela signed a landmark agreement to prepare a draft for construction of the first nuclear power plant in the Latin American country, Venezuelan President Hugo ... Read more...

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U.S.-Vietnam announce cooperation on Civil Nuclear Power and Nuclear Security


March 31st, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States and Vietnam have reaffirmed a common commitment to the responsible expansion of civil nuclear power and to nuclear safety and security, the State Department ... Read more...

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Obama’s New Nuclear Plant Brings Jobs to Georgia


February 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Washington, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plans to break ground on the first nuclear power plant to be built since the horrible accident in 1979. ... Read more...

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Israel aware of S. Arabia’s plans to build nuke power plant


August 21st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Aug.21 (ANI): Israel has said that it is aware about Saudi Arabia's plans to build nuclear power plants. The Saudi newspaper Al-Watan quoted the country's Minister of Water and ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad attends Russia summit despite election protests


June 16th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (DPA) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Russia for a summit Tuesday despite protests over alleged election fraud in the Islamic republic's presidential polls last week. Ahmadinejad will attend a ... Read more...

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“Iran can launch n-power plant without Russian help’


February 28th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (RIA Novosti) Iran would be able to put its Bushehr nuclear power plant into operation on its own if Russia refused to do so, a former Iranian president said ... Read more...

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Iran, Russia discuss 10-year nuclear fuel delivery


February 26th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bushehr, Feb 26 (IANS) Tehran and Moscow were discussing a deal under which Russia would deliver nuclear fuel to Iran's first nuclear power plant at Bushehr for ten years, Iranian news agency ... Read more...

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Trial run of Iran’s first nuclear plant starts (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The test run of Iran's first nuclear power plant started here Wednesday, Iran's Mehr news agency reported. The test involved the use of non-nuclear material instead of enriched ... Read more...

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