Coping with Russian nuclear legacy in the North


Время и место


The Bellona Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on

Coping with Russian nuclear legacy in the North

  • International commitments by G8 countries to assist Russia in decommissioning nuclear submarines and remediation of nuclear sites end in 2012 – what is the status per today?
  • Nordic countries have invested time and resources into both Kola nuclear power plant and naval sites remediation where do we stand now?

Date: December 02 2009; Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Place: Westerdals School of Communication, Fredensborgveien 24 Q.


09:00 Registration and coffee
09:15 Welcome

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09:20 Decommissioning status in north-western Russia.

Vladimir Kuznetsov, Professor, Senior Researcher of the Vavilov Institute of the History of Natural Sciences and Technology. Former Nuclear Regulatory inspector. Member of the Public Council of the State Corporation Rosatom, Russia.

10:00 Russian Federal programme to remediate nuclear sites – first Russian financial commitment.

Vladislav Larin, energy security expert, Russia.

10:40 Coffee break
11:00 The most difficult nuclear storage sites in the north: where do we stand?

Alexander Nikitin, Bellona, nuclear safety expert, Norway.

11:30 Panel discussion.
12:15 Closing remarks

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Please send confirmation of your attendance to vlad@bellona.no. There is no conference fee. Limited parking available at Bellona at Nordregata 2 so we encourage everyone to use public transportation.

With support from:

Nordisk Ministerråds informasjonskanal i Oslo — Norden i Fokus