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No Radiation Anomalies Revealed in Foodstuff in Bucha

On 6 August 2018, the ‘Atom for Peace’ street campaign took place in the town of Bucha, during which experts of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) checked the content of radionuclides in food, water, and household and consumer items. Representatives of the editorial board of the Uatom.org […]

Holtec International Technologies to be Implemented at RNPP

Active efforts aimed at implementing the management technology of spent fuel from Holtec International Corporation (USA) are performed at Rivne NPP. The implementation of Holtec spent fuel management technology is planned at three Ukrainian NPPs, in particular, the adaptation of the plant infrastructure at Rivne, South Ukrainian and Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant under the agreement […]

Radwaste Treatment Plant to Be Put into Commercial Operation at ZNPP in December 2018

Commissioning of an up-to-date radioactive waste treatment plant is implemented to improve the current system for radioactive waste management. Modernization will increase efficiency and safety of operations performed. New equipment fully complies with the latest world trends in radioactive waste management. Construction activities are performed according to the schedule. In addition to the general schedule, […]

SUNPP Unit 3: First Unit Completely Loaded with Westinghouse Fuel in Ukraine

The South Ukraine NPP Unit 3 is the first core of Ukrainian NPPs that has been completely loaded with Westinghouse nuclear fuel. The Energoatom President Yuri Nedashkovsky noted this during the 32nd meeting of the operational headquarters for Westinghouse fuel implementation at Ukrainian NPPs in the town of Yuzhnoukrainsk. “Yesterday (18 July – ed.) was […]

RNPP Unit 3 Lifetime Extended

The lifetime of RNPP Unit 3 was extended upon decision of the SNRIU Board. Chairman of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, Hryhorii Plachkov, opened the event. “Like most countries of the European Union, Ukraine is implementing the strategy for justifying the long-term operation of power units. We are here today to take the […]

SNRIU Public Council Meeting Conducted

The SNRIU Public Council meeting was held on 13 July 2018. Three issues important to nuclear and radiation safety were considered under this event.  Deputy Director of Nuclear Installation Safety Directorate, Oleksandr Hryhorash, told about the impact of the Law of Ukraine “On Environmental Impact Assessment” on SNRIU activities. Law of Ukraine No. 2059-VIII “On […]

IAEA Awarded State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate

A meeting between representatives of the competent national authorities related to the Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency took place in Vienna (Austria) on 18-22 June 2017. Deputy Head of SNRIU Department of Emergency Preparedness and Radiation Protection, […]

Implementation of New EC Project Continues: Fruitful Outcomes

A number of meetings took place at the State Nuclear Regulatory inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) on 12 and 13 June 2017 to discuss the implementation of each of the seven Components under the New Cooperation Project with the European Commission (EC). The project is aimed at strengthening the SNRIU role in regulatory activity of nuclear […]

IAEA Delegation Official Visit to SNRIU

On 12 June 2018, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine arranged an official visit of the delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The purpose of this event was to discuss the IAEA safeguards implementation in Ukraine. Specialists of the national nuclear regulator, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Ministry of […]

SSTC NRS Experts Participated in Meetings under EU Cooperation Project

On 11 June 2018, a number of meetings was held in the SNRIU on the project of cooperation with the European Commission “Support to the Ukrainian Regulatory Body”. Experts of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) participated in the discussion of all the three components under the project. […]

Ukraine Cooperates with IAEA in Radwaste Geological Disposal

During the XVII IAEA annual technical meeting on the global progress in developing the decisions on deep geological disposal in New Delhi (India), the latest developments in this area were discussed with specialists from the countries participating in the URF Network (the Underground Research Facilities (URF) Network for Geological Disposal). “URF Network allows the countries […]