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Safety Requirements to New Power Unit of ANPP to Be Translated into English
15:50 November 08, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Safety Requirements to New Power Unit of ANPP to Be Translated into English
On 8 November the government approved the decision on translating the safety requirements to the new power unit into English. The document lays down the principles of ensuring
Signature Collection for Closedown of Metsamor NPP Launched in Turkey
16:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Signature Collection for Closedown of Metsamor NPP Launched in Turkey
Turkish Polis Haber agency informs that the signature collection for the closedown of the Armenian nuclear power plant has been launched in
Energy Minister of Turkey Expressed Dissatisfaction with Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
11:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Energy Minister of Turkey Expressed Dissatisfaction with Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Energy and Natural Resources Minister of Turkey Taner Yıldız once again expressed his dissatisfaction with Metsamor nuclear power plant. The Turkish mass media say that efforts
Vague Perspectives for the Construction of ANPP New Power Unit
11:18 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Vague Perspectives for the Construction of ANPP New Power Unit Video
The operation of Armenian nuclear power plant should have been finished in 2016. Nevertheless, “Armatom” director Vahram Petrosyan thinks that it’s still untimely to speak about the new power
Aggression against Iran Hits Also Armenia - 3
18:49 November 02, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
Aggression against Iran Hits Also Armenia - 3
“The probable war will have extremely serious consequences for Armenia. Armenia will incur essential economic losses, Georgia’s policy towards Georgian Armenians will become tougher, there is high probability that the use
Azerbaijan threatens to bomb Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant?
12:50 October 31, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Azerbaijan threatens to bomb Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant?
The Azerbaijani side made another improper threat towards Armenia, this time by MOD spokesperson Eldar Sabiroglu. The latter claimed that they have such a radar system, which instantly detects and eliminates a missile shot by the opponent. In addition, he claimed to have targeted at a certain object in Armenia, which
From Nuclear and Radiation Safety Center: Processed ANPP Radioactive Fuel Kept in Safe Conditions
19:02 October 25, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
From Nuclear and Radiation Safety Center: Processed ANPP Radioactive Fuel Kept in Safe Conditions
The processed radioactive fuel of ANPP is kept in safe conditions, assures Suren Bznuni, Leading Specialist
Seismic protection of Armenian Nuclear Power Station to Be Enhanced
17:20 October 23, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Seismic protection of Armenian Nuclear Power Station to Be Enhanced
The seismic protection of Armenian nuclear power station will be enhanced. With the assistance of Gosatomnadzor 6
What’s Risk for Prolonging ANPP Operation Service?
18:09 October 22, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
What’s Risk for Prolonging ANPP Operation Service?
Political proposals have also been actively discusses in the mass media. Nevertheless, environmental society is interested in the price of risk about which the Energy Letter keeps
Armenian NPP to extend term of operation by 10 years
13:43 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Armenian NPP to extend term of operation by 10 years
According to Mr. Movsisyan, the government resolved to prolong Metsamor NPP’s term of operation by 10 more years, considering that construction of a new energy block will take the same time. As he further noted, the program implementation
Most EU Nuclear Power Plants ‘Unsafe’
12:48 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
Most EU Nuclear Power Plants ‘Unsafe’
The so-called ‘stress tests’ on nuclear power plants in the European Union (EU) have confirmed environmental and energy activists’ worst fears: most European nuclear facilities do not meet minimum security standards
Armenian Government to Reduce Share Chartered Capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC
13:20 October 17, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Yerevan
Armenian Government to Reduce Share Chartered Capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC
The Armenian Government will reduce the chartered capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC, which shall comply with the pure assets of
Nuclear Power Plant to Be Closed
17:32 September 05, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Nuclear Power Plant to Be Closed
ANPP Director Gagik Markosyan told “А1+” that starting from 15 September the Armenian Nuclear Power plant will suspend its operation in regard with conducting
Legislation Regulating Nuclear Energy in Armenia Incomplete
15:52 August 27, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Legislation Regulating Nuclear Energy in Armenia Incomplete
On August 23 the Armenian Government approved prolongation requirements for project term of second power unit of the Armenian nuclear power plant. According to
Unknown How Much Radioactive Substance to Be Imported into Armenia
15:04 August 15, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
Unknown How Much Radioactive Substance to Be Imported into Armenia
On 16 August the Armenian Government will consider issuing “Armenian Nuclear Power Plant” CJSC a license on import of radioactive substances. The draft decision has been
Armenian Nuclear Power Plant to Deal with Sale of Drugs?
15:57 July 31, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Armenian Nuclear Power Plant to Deal with Sale of Drugs?
The Armenian Government intends to grant the Armenian nuclear power plant a license for the import and wholesale of drugs and psychotropic substances for
Survived Eye-witness of Uranium Prospecting in Meghri
01:43 July 18, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Syunik
Survived Eye-witness of Uranium Prospecting in Meghri Video
Each day somebody felt sick, air was supplied with a compressor. They drilled two wells
How Armenian NPP to Be Taken out of Service
13:51 July 09, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
How Armenian NPP to Be Taken out of Service
Thus, Action Plan on Taking ANPP out of Service published on the official website of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia, shows that first actions, “List and Structure of Necessary Legislative and Regulatory Documents” were specified still in
Metsamor: Who Will Prove Us Radiation Not Affecting Us?
17:06 July 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Metsamor: Who Will Prove Us Radiation Not Affecting Us? Video
Metsamor residents are worried with the problem with Armenian nuclear power plant. As it’s known, the operating life of current nuclear power plant finishes in 2016. But the plant won’t be closed down, on the contrary
EcoLur Joined Petition Against EBRD to Finance Development of Nuclear Energy in Ukraine
16:05 July 03, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
EcoLur Joined Petition Against EBRD to Finance Development of Nuclear Energy in Ukraine
So I was shocked to learn that my government is seeking public EU money to keep Ukraine’s old and dangerous nuclear plants running far past their safe

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