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The Angarsk Project: Enrichment vs. Proliferation

Anton Khlopkov

In 2005-2007, dozens of initiatives on ensuring the provision of uranium enrichment services and nuclear fuel cycle were put forward in various corners of the world. In the opinion of the PIR Center Executive Director, the Russian proposal to create the Uranium EnrichmentCenter in Angarsk could provide a new basis for solving several current crises in the area of nonproliferation and prevent new threats from arising in this area, by offering newcomers to nuclear energy an advanced, hi-tech alternative to national uranium enrichment capabilities.

The Angarsk Project: Enrichment vs. Proliferation


SECURITY INDEX №3 (85), 2008