Popular articles

Origins of the notion

It should be underlined that the concept of “strategic stability” was born in the late 1980s in the context of START-I negotiations to serve as a foundation of deep strategic arms reductions. In this role, it was designed to replace an amorphous and subjective notion of “equal...

In the aftermath of the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), its Chair Ambassador Adam Bugajski of the Republic of Poland gave an exclusive interview to the Yaderny Kontrol bulletin ...

Some time ago the U.S. administration, including their former President Barack Obama, has voiced more and more often the idea that it would be desirable to continue strategic offensive reductions. There are several reasons why the United States are so interested in intensifying nuclear arms reduct...

All articles


Did you enjoy the article?


  • Position : Associate Professor
  • Affiliation : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (retired), Associate Professor, International Law Department, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
complete list

Russia in the Global Nuclear Energy Market: Trends to Foresee, Aims to Achieve

Mikhail Lysenko

As the world has recovered from the psychological shock of the Fukushima disaster in 2011 and has learnt its lessons, the global nuclear energy industry today is entering next cycle of an upward spiral, opening new emerging markets for ambitious projects. Russia is among the world’s top players in the field, with an unprecedentedly large portfolio and advantages in terms of state-of-the-art technological solutions for constructing NPPs and other nuclear fuel cycle objects. How is Russia maintaining its position in the worldwide competition for the NPP projects in the developing markets? Who are our major partners and what solutions do we offer to them? What major technological, political and other challenges have we been facing in the nuclear energy field and what is waiting the nuclear power on a global scale in a strategic perspective? Mikhail Lysenko, Director of the Department of International Cooperation at Rosatom shares this knowledge with Security Index.

Russia in the Global Nuclear Energy Market: Trends to Foresee, Aims to Achieve (full text)


Security Index: A Russian Journal on International Security, Volume 20, Issue 3-4, 2014