Rosatom presents nuclear development scenarios

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation has presented to the Energy Ministry its vision of the scenarios of Russia's nuclear development depending on how the financial crisis unfolds, the state corporation's deputy chief Alexander Lokshin told RBC today. He explained that the move had been made at the request of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, adding that other ministries and agencies were also required to submit their forecasts. The information is to be reviewed at a meeting of a commission headed by Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov. Lokshin also pointed out that, despite the crisis, none of developed countries had scaled down its nuclear energy program.

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