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Pathways to Cooperation. A Menu of Potential U.S.-Russian Cooperative Projects in the Nuclear Sphere

... Center for Energy and Security Studies ( CENESS ) launched a new joint report on the future of U.S.-Russian nuclear cooperation. The report includes 51 recommendations for mutually beneficial cooperation across five thematic areas: nuclear science, nuclear energy, nuclear safety, nuclear security, and nuclear environmental remediation. If implemented, these projects could result in safer nuclear reactors, stronger defenses against nuclear and radiological terrorism, and cleaner approaches to nuclear ...


State and Prospects of Russia–Turkey Energy Relations

... seeking to diversify the network of energy suppliers, transportation channels and industry technologies involved. The increase in the share of renewable energy sources, as well as the addition of new sources to the “energy basket” (including nuclear energy) and the intensification of its efforts to explore and develop hydrocarbon resources both inside the country and abroad, are also viewed by experts as priorities in terms of Turkey’s energy security. Major Areas of Russia–Turkey ...


Nuclear Waste Storage and Climate Change: What should we expect?

Nuclear power is an energy source that could help to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce the scale of climate change by replacing carbon intensive coal and gas-fired power stations. However, with the production of nuclear energy comes the production of nuclear waste. The waste is produced by a wide variety of processes and can be stored in many different sites around the world. If climate change continues, we should expect more frequent extreme climate events and ...


Vaccinated Atom: Cybersecurity for Nuclear Plants

... the targeted infection of systems at the Natanz enrichment plant and the Bushehr nuclear facility. On October 3, 2010, the Iranian authorities reported the detention of several persons who participated in an attempted cyber sabotage of the national nuclear energy program. Moreover, the report states that unregulated hookups to external networks can occur during the planned replacement of equipment components with built-in GPS and/or Wi-Fi modules, to say nothing of the situations when the connection ...


The Return of Iran

Iran has no intentions of abandoning its efforts to develop nuclear energy With negotiations concerning Iran’s “nuclear dossier” moving forward – negotiations that should lead to the lifting of sanctions against the country in the near future – the rest of the world is beginning ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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