First reactor started at Russia’s floating nuclear power plant

After an initial neutron flux, the reactor reached its minimum controlled level of chain reaction and produced power Friday evening.

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Rising nuclear activity in Arctic Europe prompts Norway to update disaster plans

“Norwegian authorities are again considering the use of nuclear weapons against Norway or close to Norway as a not unthinkable

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What’s the situation at Russia’s nuclear fuel dump in Andreeva Bay?

There is growing concern in nearby Norway about cooperation over the cleanup of Andreeva Bay, in the Barents Sea. Three

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Murmansk wants better nuclear and radiation monitoring on road to Norway

And the Norwegians should pay for it, says Murmansk Deputy Governor Yevgeny Nikora. There should be a radiation control system

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Russia’s weapons tests not a sign of rising tensions, says Norway’s Defence Minister

Norway’s Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen is clear: Our contact is good. We still have a direct line to Russia’s Northern

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Russia’s missing nuclear-powered cruise missile sparks radiation worries

Russia’s missing reactor-powered cruise missile in the Barents Sea obviously causes concerns, says Norway’s Environment Minister, Ola Elvestuen. “We have

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Nuclear fuel loading begins at Russia’s floating power plant

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant will be thoroughly tested before towing to the north Siberian port of Pevek. Loading

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Northwestern Russia’s oldest reactor to run for another 15 years

Russia’s nuclear watchdog authorises operation until 2033, twice the originally planned lifetime. Environmental NGO Bellona is deeply worried about safety.

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Blog – Walking around Murmansk under the midnight sun

Last week, I recounted my overland journey with thirty-some colleagues from Kirkenes, Norway to Murmansk, Russia. The five-hour road trip

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