Russia can stop American nuclear power plants


Despite the fact that uranium mining is carried out in many parts of the world, modern Technology for its processing and enrichment, only a few countries have. According to the staff of the Center for Global Energy policy Columbia University, The Russian Federation controls about 40% of the world's supply of fuel for nuclear reactors.


A group of authors from this center published an overview in the American edition of The Hill on the current state of the enriched uranium market. According to experts, the current situation is a threat to US nuclear energy if the Russian government imposes restrictions on the supply of nuclear fuel to unfriendly countries, by analogy with gas supplies to Poland, Bulgaria, and Finland.

Such a step will actually be a verdict for many operating nuclear power plants and will further worsen the situation on the global energy market.

In order to level the consequences of such a step on the Russian side, the authors of the study recommend increasing their own production of enriched uranium in the United States. It is worth noting that, despite the declared refusal of Russian hydrocarbons, many countries, including the United States, have increased purchases of Russian oil, using roundabout ways.

It is to be expected that a similar situation could be repeated with Russian uranium. However, the political leadership of the Russian Federation has not yet announced its intention to limit the supply of nuclear fuel.
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  1. Alexey Davydov Offline Alexey Davydov
    Alexey Davydov (Alexey) 14 June 2022 11: 40
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    Russia can stop American nuclear power plants

    So far, it is naive to expect this from the oligarchs who run the country behind Putin's back.
    The foreign exchange reserves, which he “safely” stole, are set up for the enemy, half a billion dollars of debt payments are sent to the thief, and obligations to him under contracts are scrupulously and considerately fulfilled.
    Even earlier - the concession of Ukraine to the West in 2014.
    Even earlier - Russia's tacit consent to the entry into NATO of the Baltic countries.
    And so, retrospectively, starting with the transfer of power by Yeltsin, who was then "led" by the US special services, into the hands of Putin.
    The oligarchs of Russia enrich themselves on it according to the rules of the Hegemon.
    I think that everything is now happening within the framework of their agreements (real or implied), in the "corridor" established by the Hegemon.
    The oligarchs have a choice - what to bet on?
    On the defeat of Russia, relying on the "promises" of the States?
    If they leave the "corridor" they will be punished. Punishment, probably Hegemon chose quite effective.
    I think that while power is in the hands of the oligarchs, our life and the future of the country depend on this choice.
    More than that.
    The future of the oligarchs themselves is in the first place.
    I think that their only and true protection is Russia and its economy.
    Losing this with the victory of the Hegemon, they will also lose control of their own security.
    The hegemon will simply crush them like fat caterpillars. No regret
  2. Alexander Popov Offline Alexander Popov
    Alexander Popov (Alexander Popov) 14 June 2022 12: 41
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    Russia can stop American nuclear power plants. However, the political leadership of the Russian Federation has not yet announced its intention to limit the supply of nuclear fuel

    Can stop, but will not stop, can declare, but will not declare ...
  3. zloybond Offline zloybond
    zloybond (steppenwolf) 14 June 2022 13: 55
    +2
    Essential question: Maybe? Or stop???? Maybe they say it - but it's just a thought. So far, no action is taking place, but only some kind of bleating. They also talked about attacks on decision-making centers. Note that not a single missile has arrived at the SBU in Kyiv, at the General Staff in Kyiv so far. hi
  4. Vox Populi Offline Vox Populi
    Vox Populi (vox populi) 14 June 2022 16: 42
    +1
    Russia can stop American nuclear power plants

    So what's the matter, what's the problem?
  5. Dingo Offline Dingo
    Dingo (Victor) 15 June 2022 18: 54
    0
    What was it - a bedtime story? ... I don’t even want to comment. I’ll only put “pluses” for the guys ... Some kind of ... minuses them on the sly.