The Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom is one of the world’s largest nuclear companies, with operations not only in Russia, but in many countries around the world. The last years, Rosatom has been very active in trying to expand its operations, proposing and building nuclear power plants all around the world. In the first week of October this year, Alexei Likachev was appointed as the new CEO of Rosatom, replacing Sergey Kiriyenko. In light of these developments some commentators have foreseen that Rosatom will further increase their activities abroad in the near future, seeing as Likachevs expertise lies in international relations. Therefore, we have compiled a list of Rosatoms planned projects abroad as of October 2016 for further reference. Planned reactors: 19; Reactors under construction: 5
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Alexey Likhachov, the new director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has told the country’s prime minister that Rosatom’s portfolio of foreign orders is expected to reach $137 billion by the end of this year, up from $110 billion at the end of 2015. Likhachov spoke with Dmitry Medvedev on 11 October, according to a statement on the Russian government’s website.
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