Alexei Likhachev

Rosatom continues to implement projects despite sanctions

Rosatom continues to implement projects despite sanctions

Sanctions against the Russian Federation had no effect on Rosatom's plans to develop the Northern Sea Route and implement foreign projects, Alexei Likhachev, Director General of the state corporation "Rosatom", said in an …

Russia starts work on 2nd power unit for Akkuyu plant

Russia starts work on 2nd power unit for Akkuyu plant

The construction of a new power unit at the Russian-built Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) in Turkey is set to start in the first quarter of 2020, director general of Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom Alexey Likhachev …

 About 10 thousand people to take part in Akkuyu construction

About 10 thousand people to take part in Akkuyu construction

About 10 thousand people will take part in the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in the Turkish province of Mersin, another 3.5 thousand will serve on a full-time basis there, Turkey’s First Deputy Minister of Energy and …

Akkuyu nuclear power plant project to be launched on December 10

Akkuyu nuclear power plant project to be launched on December 10

Tomorrow, a ceremony of the beginning of the practical implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant project will be held in the Turkish province of Mersin. The event will be attended by the head of Rosatom, Alexei Likhachev, and the head of …

Excavation work starts for Bushehr 2

Excavation work starts for Bushehr 2

Excavation work has started at the site of unit 2 of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, Atomproekt, the reactor design subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, announced today. Construction and installation work …

Russia and Turkey discuss Akkuyu NPP project

Russia and Turkey discuss Akkuyu NPP project

The Akkuyu nuclear power plant project was in focus of talks between CEO of Russia’s state nuclear corporation Alexei Likhachev and Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Berat Albayrak, …

Alexei Likhachev appointed new head of Rosatom

Alexei Likhachev appointed new head of Rosatom

Russia's President Vladimir Putin appointed the deputy economy minister Alexei Likhachev as the new head of the state nuclear corporation Rosatom, the Kremlin said in a statement. Earlier, the …

 Dmitry Medvedev holds talks with Merkel in Mongolia

Dmitry Medvedev holds talks with Merkel in Mongolia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has held a meeting with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit. The meeting lasted nearly an hour. The Deputy Prime Minister …

 Ulyukayev and Zeybekci to meet on July 27

Ulyukayev and Zeybekci to meet on July 27

Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev will meet Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci in Moscow on July 27, Russia’s Economic Development Ministry said. "The meeting is …

SCO and EEU countries agree on new economic partnership

SCO and EEU countries agree on new economic partnership

The member-countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) are preparing an agreement on economic continental partnership, Russia’s First Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Alexei …

EDM rejects proposals for new sanctions against Turkey

EDM rejects proposals for new sanctions against Turkey

The Russian government has no plans to impose new economic sanctions against Turkey, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of Russia Alexei Likhachev informed. "No such decision. Such proposals are made …

Some Turkish companies to return to Russian market

Some Turkish companies to return to Russian market

The Ministry of Economic Development has developed a draft decree on the rules of exemptions from the sanctions list for Turkish companies. The document was posted on the official website of draft regulatory and legal acts. The draft …

Russian companies ask for sanctions against Turkey to be mitigated

Russian companies ask for sanctions against Turkey to be mitigated

A number of Russian companies, including Sberbank, have appealed to the Russian Ministry of Economic Development with requests for exemptions to the special economic measures imposed against Turkey, the first deputy head of department Alexey …