Anna Kireeva and Charles Digges

Russia’s Most Radioactive Ship Being Cleared of Spent Fuel

The Lepse service ship, once the most glaring nuclear hazard in the Murmansk harbor, will now be emptied of nearly all of its radi...

Russia’s New Nuclear Icebreaker Arktika Delayed

A defective electric engine aboard Russia’s newest nuclear icebreaker has set off a cascade of difficulties that will postpo...

Russia Dismantles One of its Nuclear Ice-Breaking Legends

Officials at the Nerpa shipyard near Murmansk have said they plan to offload the reactor of the retired Arktika nuclear icebreaker...

Murmansk Port Experiments with Screens to Control Coal Dust

Officials at the Murmansk Commercial Seaport are taking another shot at reducing the smog of soot that wafts into the city every t...

Russia to Start Breaking One of its Most Radioactive Ships

The Lepse service vessel, Russia’s waterborne atomic graveyard, has inched a step closer to complete dismantlement as offici...

Russian Executives Weigh In on Arctic Development Plans

As Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom draws closer to gaining nearly exclusive control over the Arctic’s stori...

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