Accidents and incidents

Russia agrees to beef up notices to Norway about nuclear incidents

Amid escalating tensions between East as West, Norway and Russia will next week sign a long desired agreement to jointly notify one another of nuclear accidents, Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende said. Norway and Russia are expected to sign off on the notification procedures on September 15 at sideline meetings at a General Conference of […]

Russian impounds samples from sunken Soviet-era sub en route to Norway

Russian customs has for the last 10 months held in impound samples from a sunken nuclear submarine that Russian scientists sent to their Norwegian counterparts to confirm whether the wreck poses any radiological hazards, Norwegian media have reported. The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA), which has participated in several joint missions with Russian authorities to […]