On September 2, in St. Petersburg, Russia, an international online conference “Militarization of the Baltic Region. Modern Challenges and Possible Solutions ”. It was dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Panelists from Russia, the Baltic region, Norway and the United States discussed … Подробнее
Russian-German coalition demands to stop nuclear waste movement from Germany to Russia!
The appeal to the authorities of Russia and Germany was signed by 47 national, regional and municipal non-governmental associations of Russia, Germany and the Netherlands. The appeal is signed by regional and municipal deputies of the nuclear regions … Подробнее
Leningrad NPP is a cloud generator. Every day, 50,000 tons of water steam (one of the greenhouse gases) and fine droplets of brackish waters of the Gulf of Finland Baltic Sea are emitted into the atmosphere. This year, emissions will reach 100,000 tons / day after the launch of the … Подробнее
Russia’s fleet of nuclear power reactors is aging. In fact, 23 out of 35 operating reactors have passed their designed lifetime, which means 66% of the reactors are overdue. Chapter 1 tells about the current status of nuclear power reactors in Russia.
Plans and information on decommissioning is missing. A … Подробнее
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On May 12, at 8:00 (CET), the ship Mikhail Dudin arrives in the Russian port of Ust-Luga (The Gulf of Finland Baltic Sea) with 600 tons of nuclear waste from Germany.
They will be taken by train to the Ural Region of Russia.
This is the … Подробнее
March 26, 2020.
Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region, Russia.
The Public Council of the South Coast of the Gulf of Finland (Oleg Bodrov) is lobbying for the adoption of the new regional Law of the Leningrad Region «On the powers of the state authorities of the Leningrad Region in … Подробнее
CURRENT CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS FOR RADIOACTIVE GRAPHITE HANDLING IN DECOMMISSIONING OF RBMK-TYPE REACTORS
The world faces a new stage in operation of nuclear power reactors. Its specifics are related to a growing number of decommissioned power units that either reached the end of their operating lifecycle or their operation … Подробнее
Elizaveta Mikhailova, the project coordinator of the Public Council of the South coast of the Gulf of Finland, together with partners from Greenpeace Russia and independent experts from St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, prepared the video results of the meeting with the representatives of the Ramsar Convention.
The Ramsar … Подробнее
On November 12, 2019 experts from the Coalition Clean Baltic (CCB), Greenpeace Russia, WWF Russia, the Public Council of the South Coast of the Gulf of Finland and other environmental organizations met with the representatives of the Ramsar Advisory Mission (RAM), Nord Stream 2 AG, the Ministry of Natural Resources … Подробнее
Выступление Олега Бодрова на круглом столе в ООН (Нью-Йорк, 5 мая 2019) по проблемам разоружения, роли гражданского общества в этом процессе и необходимости системного анализа безопасности военных и гражданских ядерных технологий:
This report sums up the situation for Russian nuclear power plant decommissioning, and the main changes in 2018. The report is part of the project “From closed rooms to openness”. The report contains summary of an expertise on Leningrad nuclear power plant’s decommissioning plan, and a summary of the report … Подробнее
THE WORLD’S OLDEST REACTOR OF THE CHERNOBYL SERIES IS STOPPED! NEW ERA OF THE RUSSIAТ NUCLEAR INDUSTRY
Friday, December 21, 2018 at 23:30 finally stopped the world’s oldest reactor RBMK-1000 (Chernobyl series) at the Leningrad nuclear power plant (LNPP). It functioned 45 years and will be decommissioned for about the … Подробнее
We, women and men from all continents of the world want to develop a culture of peace on a global level, and know that for the future of humanity the only route is peace.
We also know that it constantly requires the action of citizens, people, and states, to maintain … Подробнее
Russian Ecological Chamber, an NGO created by former State Duma Deputies, invites to Barents EcoWeek, a gathering other environmental groups call «a highly questionable event.»
While several of the environmental organizations in northern Russia are stigmatized under the 2012 ‘foreign agent’ law, the Ecological Chamber was established within the frames … Подробнее
The report was prepared by Russian and Norwegian non-governmental organizations, which is 15 years working with this topic.
On March 23, a business game on Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) was held in St. Petersburg within the framework of the XIX International Environmental Forum «Baltic Sea Day 2018». Participants included representatives from Russia, Sweden and Finland. Around 25 people.
The aim of the game is to work out a
The new power unit of the Leningrad NPP-2 with the VVER-1200 reactor started operating in February 2018 at 40 km from St. Petersburg.
According to Viktor Aleinikov, one of the builders, this power unit does not correspond to the design characteristics of safety. This is evidenced by the documents
Reactor design, construction, uranium supplies and important financier. Russia has a core role in what will be Finland’s northernmost nuclear power plant. Located in Pyhäjoki south of Oulu, construction work has already started. Though, the plant still lack building permit.… Подробнее
On Monday, January 15, 2018 in St. Petersburg in the Business News Agency held a press conference «The Results of the Public Environmental Impact Assessment (PEIA) of Nord Stream 2 project». The NGO Center for Expertise «ECOM» of the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists presented the PEIA, which was … Подробнее
The Russian public ask the «Friends of the Earth Europe» to be solidarity with Russian NGOs. It’s necessary to persuade the European investors of the Nord Stream 2 Project not to finance the construction of the Trans-Baltic gas pipeline if it is laid via the «Kurgalsky Peninsula» — the international … Подробнее
On Monday, December 18, 2017, in the evening, there was a fire in SosnovyBor, in the center of the nuclear cluster of the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland http://www.interessant.ru/people/pozhar-u-lieninghradskoi-at. Waste was burned on the territory of EKOMET-S, Europe’s largest recycler (by means of remelting) of metallic radioactive … Подробнее
Russian and international non-governmental organizations have their own opinion on the problem of RW and SNF disposal outlined in various documents. NGO members of the DECOMMISSION International Network have been analysing the experience of safe disposal of RW and SNF for over ten years.
This analysis is based on the … Подробнее
Is Russia furthering its strategic interests by facilitating and supporting the construction of the Ostrovets nuclear power plant in Belarus? Giedrius Česnakas and Justinas Juozaitis believe so. For example, they suggest that this project is not only enabling Moscow to increase its foothold in Belarus, but also undermine competing EU … Подробнее