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Russia: Rosatom CEO attends keel-laying ceremony for nuclear-powered icebreaker

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CEO of the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom), Sergei Kirienko, participated in the keel laying ceremony of Russia's latest nuclear icebreaker, the 'Ural,' in St. Petersburg's Baltic Shipyard, Monday. SOT, Sergei Kirienko, CEO of Rosatom (Russian): "From the point of view of the nuclear industry, we do not depend on anyone. Everything that is important for us, not only for the third [generation] but also for the second and the first icebreakers, is made in Russia. The Rythm-200 new and unique nuclear reactor, everything related to steam power units – all these things are home-grown technology of a very high quality." SOT, Sergei Kirienko, CEO, Rosatom (Russian): "The main goal of both land-based and smaller floating nuclear power plants is their ability to be economically competitive in comparison with large stations." SOT, Sergei Kirienko, CEO, Rosatom (Russian): "According to the technical task the new icebreaker should work in four-metre thick ice, while the current generation of ice-breakers work in ice that is three metres thick." Video ID: 20160725 035 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly