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The Nuclear Renaissance: Russia in Global Context

Alexander Chebeskov, Valentin Ivanov, Vladimir Kagramanyan, Alexander Polushkin, Nikolay Ponomarev-Stepnoi, Alexey Ubeev

What are Russia's role and its place in the nuclear renaissance? What are the difficulties that will confront Russia and other countries that bet on nuclear energy, and how can they be overcome? These issues are addressed by expert on nuclear energy system analysis Alexander Chebeskov, Deputy Minister of Atomic Energy (1998-2002) Valentin Ivanov, expert on innovative technologies in nuclear energy Vladimir Kagramanyan, Deputy Director of Rosenergoatom Alexander Polushkin, Vice President of the Kurchatov Institute Academician Nikolay Ponomarev-Stepnoi, and Deputy Head of the Department of External Affairs of Atomstroyexport Alexey Ubeev.

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SECURITY INDEX №3 (85), 2008