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Nadezhda Kutepova

Anti-Nuclear Activists Face Crackdown in Russia for Exposing Cover-Up

When Russia’s FSB security service raided Fyodor Maryasov’s apartment in Siberia last year, the authorities seized his computer and a scathing report he had compiled about Rosatom, the Kremlin-owned nuclear corporation. Among other things, the authorities accused him of inciting hatred against nuclear industry employees, an unusual charge that carries a maximum sentence of five years behind bars. “They accused me of revealing state secrets in my report,” the 49-year-old environmental activist says. “But every single thing in it was taken from open sources.”

Koodankulam Nuclear Reactors are Dysfunctional, but the Government Remains in Denial

Koodankulam Nuclear Reactors are Dysfunctional, but the Government Remains in Denial

Koodankulam December 18, 2017 at 8:28 am 0 comments

Nityanand Jayaraman | Now that four more units are proposed in the same place where two units stand as monumental testimonies of the corruption and rot that India and Russia stand for, let’s not leave it to the people of Idinthakarai to do the heavy lifting. This madness has to stop. And the job of stopping this madness cannot be outsourced.

shida Fattahova says ethnic Russians were evacuated but not local Tatars

Radioactive Legacy of Mayak: Tatar Villagers in Russia Live in the Nuclear Shadow

Nuclear and Racism, Nuclear Safety December 18, 2017 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Rosatom no longer acknowledges spewing radioactive waste into the Techa or its tributaries. It says waste is deposited in “special industrial ponds” or “objects of nuclear energy use.” Whether that waste is seeping into the Techa is something Rosatom doesn’t address.

Kudankulam: NPCIL’s recent celebration hides its massive failure

Kudankulam: NPCIL’s recent celebration hides its massive failure

Koodankulam December 7, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

G. Sundarrajan | The recent announcement about both the units of Kudankulam nuclear power project reaching their full capacity may be a reason to rejoice. But the euphoria could be short-lived as there are more problems to the project than meets the eye.