Anton Khlopkov

Russian Federation

Director of the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS).

Materials

Five Years After Fukushima, Nuclear Power Sees Unlikely Revival
11.03.2016
45 out of the 60 countries which planned to develop nuclear power before the Fukushima disaster continue to consider it an option for meeting their energy needs in the future.

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Nuclear Power in the Middle East
14.01.2016
Amid rising global interest in nuclear energy in 2005–2010, Middle Eastern states announced plans to build a total of about 90 nuclear power reactors at 26 sites by 2030.

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Why Does North Korea Claim That It Has Developed a Hydrogen Bomb?
23.12.2015
North Korean scientists have made considerable progress in building national nuclear capability over the past decades.

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Russia-Egypt Nuclear Deal is Milestone but Security Concerns Remain
25.11.2015
Egypt is a major player in the Middle East and Russia is not the only country willing to bring its nuclear technology to the Egyptian market.

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Russia and Prospects for Egypt's First NPP
24.02.2015
Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy giant Rosatom is the world leader in NPP exports. It has a portfolio of contracts to build 25 nuclear power reactors, and is involved in all three Middle Eastern
Ukraine and the Non-Proliferation Regime
02.10.2014
Ukraine has never been a nuclear weapons-state and never had control over the nuclear weapons that were located on its territory following the collapse of the Soviet Union. It doesn’t have the

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Nuclear Security Summit: Russian Commitments and their Implementation
15.04.2014
Russia is bankrolling a number of nuclear-cleansing projects in post-Soviet republics. Some cases in point are the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan and a number of uranium mines in other

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Prospects for New Nuclear Power Plants in Iran: What Russia's Interests Are?
04.06.2013
Iran continues to send signals of its willingness to pursue further cooperation with Russia at the Bushehr NPP site. The construction of two new energy reactors might soon commence on the Persian Gulf
Kim Jong-Un and Nuclear Policy of North Korea
27.01.2012
It is too soon to speak about North Korea rejoining the Non-Proliferation Treaty. The changing of the ruler in that country is no reason to believe that the situation will evolve. But we certainly

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Bushehr NPP: What Delayed the Start of Commercial Power Generation?
27.07.2011
Any decisions on the proposed second Bushehr reactor would have to wait until Iran answers the key remaining questions on its past undeclared nuclear activities. Meanwhile, commencing power generation

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