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  • 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
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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.

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