Russia on May 19 unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
Japanese trading house Itochu is pulling out of a nuclear power plant project in Turkey due to a surge in safety-related costs, casting uncertainty over the plant's future as well as the Japanese government's infrastructure export ambitions, as reported by Nikkei on April 24.
Russia is able to complete the construction of Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant even if it is unable to attract other investors, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on April 6.
Turkey's TAEK atomic energy authority on April 2 granted Russian builder Rosatom a construction license to start work on the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.
Any similarity between the unplanned stops or power rebates of the CNE Cernavoda Units 1 and 2 and the Chernobyl accident causes is impossible to sustain through technical, operational arguments, the Romanian Atomic Forum - Romatom says, recommending caution and a rigorous research in addressing such topics in the public space.