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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Russia expands its nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet in Arctic
Advancing its efforts to develop the Arctic and establish new energy markets, Russia launched a new nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Yakutia, in St. Petersburg during a November 22 ceremony. At the launching in the northern Russian port city, the Russian flag was raised on another nuclear icebreaker, the Ural. Overseeing the events via video link from the Kremlin, Russian president Vladimir Putin said that the icebreakers “were laid down as part of a large serial project and are part of our large-scale, systematic work to reequip and replenish the domestic icebreaker fleet, to strengthen Russia's status as a great Arctic power.”
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Dr. Luiz Carlos LealDr. Mark L. Williams
Kord S. Smith
Nils G. Sjöstrand
Edward W. Larsen
Richard N. Hwang
Weston M. StaceyPaul J. Turinsky
Noel R. Corngold
Daniel G. Cacuci
Michael M.R. Williams
John J. Dorning
Dr. Gerald C. Pomraning posthumouslyRafael B. Perez
Pierre J. Benoist
Ely M. Gelbard
Raymond L. Murray
Allan F. Henry
Alvin M. Weinberg
Eugene P. Wigner