Moscow and Kyiv intends to intensify work on production of nuclear fuel for reactors in Ukraine by Russian technology. This was announced by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Leonid Kozhara.
Last year, in the village Smolino. Kirovograd region the construction of a plant started to produce nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants. The first stage of the plant is to be commissioned by the end of 2015. The plant will satisfy needs of all the Ukrainian NPPs in nuclear fuel. Moreover , according to Sergei Lavrov, Russia and Ukraine intend to strengthen cooperation in space exploration. Their joint implementation of projects " Land Launch ", " Sea Launch" and the program "Dnipro" is already in under way.