Salaspils

The scientific research reactor inherited from the Soviet Union was shut down in 1998.
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Latvia to pay Russia $700,000 for removal of spent nuclear fuel

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

RIGA, April 1 (RIA Novosti) - Latvia's government made a decision on Tuesday to pay $700,000 to Russia for the removal and burial of spent nuclear fuel from the dismantled Salaspils research reactor.

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Latvia, Russia to conclude nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Nov 06, 2007
In cooperation with BNS

RIGA -- The Latvian government has endorsed an agreement to send used nuclear fuel from the decommissioned Salaspils nuclear research facility to Russia.

The Environment Ministry proposal was given the green light at a government meeting on Nov. 6, meaning that a full agreement with russia can go ahead next week.

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