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The United States banned the import of oil, coal and gas from Russia two years ago, it did however continue to purchase Russian nuclear fuel. Now the US has decided to target the Russian nuclear fuel sector with sanctions. However, the sanctions ban is designed in such a way that it will have no re...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The price of raw materials for nuclear reactors is rising again, fuelled by the latest US attempts to antagonise Russia. For a long time they did not dare to ban the import of Russian uranium, which is very important for them, with real risks for American nuclear power plants and...

By Rhod Mackenzie

London has announced its intention to construct the first “high-tech nuclear fuel facility in Europe” that would produce high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU), in what appears to be a bid to create competition for Russia, which currently dominates the market.
The UK has awarde...

By Rhod Mackenzie

According to First Deputy General Director of Rosatom Kirill Komarov, prices for natural uranium have increased three to five times over the last year.

Komarov stated at the Atomexpo 2024 forum that the year has been significant in terms of trends in the nuclear fuel market and...

The Dutch regulator's approval to import enriched uranium hexafluoride (UF6) from Russia for the next three years has caused controversy. Urenco, a government-controlled company, had to clarify that Western nuclear energy cannot do everything that is done in Russia, and that there are contractual ob...

By Rhod Mackenzie

In November last year, Russia became the primary exporter of uranium to the United States, replacing Germany and France as suppliers to the Americans. Additionally, Japan also replaced its supplies to the US. At the end of 11 months of 2023, the United States purchased the larges...