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JW v DOJ Uranium One records 00722 production pg 14-39

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214 U.S.
Department State Casea,n~a1i91 aQB~*3tcR9Rc.No. C06621466 Date: 10/31/2018
UNCLASSIFIED
[RELEASE FULL]
NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION.ASSESSMENTSTATEMENT
Pursuant Section 123 ofthe
Atomic Energy Act 1954, Amended,_
With Respect the Proposed Agte~naent Between the
Gove1min ttt the United Stat~ America and tbe
Gove111ment the Russian Federation
For Cooperation.in the Field. Peaceful Uses of.Nuclear Energy
INTRODUCTION
This Nuclear Proliferation Assessment Statement :(NPAS)relate$ the
proposed Agreement Between the Governmenfofthe United.State~ America
and the Govemmentof the Russian Federation.for Cooperation the Field
Peaceful U~ijs N11clear Energy{the Agreement).
Agreement being
subrnittedto the Ptesidertt jointly the Secretary State and-Secretary Energy
for his approvaland authorization for signature.
The
Section 123 ofthe Atomic Euergy Act, ahlend~ (the Atomic Energy
-Act Act}, provides tbat NPAS submitted by>the Secretary State the
President each new amended agreement for cooperation concluded pursuant thatsectiott. Pursu.antto section 123 a., the NPAS must analyze the consistency the textofthe -proposed agr~entwith all -the tequiternents the .Act, with
specifi~ lrtic Energy (MinAtom)succeededthe Soviet Ministry .Atomic Power and Industry. A~. resultof goveI1UI1ent restructuring, MinAtom
became Federal Atomic Energy Agericy(FAEA~ knoWrr Rosatom) 2004,
responsible.for nuclear industry andae ountab1 dfrectlyto the Ptesidertf
despite being ipPed ofits ministerial title. De.cemb.et ioo?, President Putin signed the:federal law convert
Rosatom from federal agency g()V~n:urte11t-owned .corporation. Th~ new
corporation responsible for both the civilian and fcmse nuclear programs, and
for the implementation.ofgoverntnenfpolfoyinthe rmtlear arena. December
12, 2()07, Sergei kiriyenko was appointed the bead the new Rosatom
Cotporatlort:
Rosatomds divi in.to ~everal brariches, including the pritnaty technical
branches: Nuclear Weapons Complex; Nuclear J>ower; Nuclear Science and
Technology; andNuclear;Safety. The Nut!le~ Wt!:a.pons,Qomplex divided illto
two primary divisions: Developmentand Testing, Nupleat Wea.pons
Prod11ctiqn. The .Developmentand Testing. divisionin.clud~s two major design
centers, the All-Russian ScieP,tific Research Jnstit forExper.ir:nental Physics
Sarov and the Afl..;Russia,rt S-eientilir lle~e~ch mstitute,fo.r Techn.ipal :ellysics
Snezhinsk; five research institutes the All-Russian Scientific Res~arcl}Instittit.e
ofAu.t.om~cs Moscow;the All-Russian Scientific Research]nstitute
Measutin,g Systems Ni2hniyNovgorod, the All-RJ.issian Scientific Research
Institute or,Pulse Tecbfio{ogyin Moscow, the Design 13ure~u ofAtttornotive
Transport Equipment Mytis.llchi-7> Moscow, and the All-Russian Scientific
Research Institute Strategic Stabjlit:y inMoscow;,and.Bxpedition No. Novaya
Zemly~r mining enterprise the Central J;est Site Novaya Zemlya the
Arkhangelsk region.
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The Nuclear Weapons Production divisionofRosatom includes two nuclear
weapons production plants Elektrokhimpribor Combine Lesnoy and the
Instrument-Making Plant Trekhgomyy;.a fissilematerial production site MayakProduction Association.in.Chelyabinsk; and several component
manufacturing ,5ites including the Urals Electromechanical Plant Yekaterinl,tirg,
the Sever Production Association Novosibirsk, the $tart Production Association Zatechnyy, and.the Bazalt Company the-Saratov region. Russia has reduced
the qverall number sites .thatwork .nuclear weapons manufacturing but has
continually maintained its. technicii1, production,. and test capabilities.
Russias civilian nuclear ii1dustfy covers every stage the nqclear fuel
cycle, including-uranium miningr,milling, conversion, enrichment;uranium and
mixed--0xide (MOX) fuel fabrication; spent fuel storage; reprocessing;and waste
m~gement
Rosatomis seeking increa~e its unmimn mining capacity, which was
limited.after the. break-up of.the Soviet Union! Rt~ssia has reestablished
collaboration this area with former Soviet states such l{azakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. further secure its access uranium
reserves, Russia i.s pU~suing cooperation with cou.ntrie$ beyond the fomter Soviet
Uniot1such Australia, Canada, South Africa, Namibia,;and.Brazil. The
Priargunsky Industrial Mining m.id Chemical Association Russia currentlymines
approximately 3,500 tons uranium annually. Ru~sia hopes increase omput
its mines. 7,500 tons/year 2020.
Russia possesses substantial recoverable,resources uranilllll, with
approximately5 percent the worlds reasonably.assured resources. Russia holds sizeable Stockpile oflow enriched uranium (LEU)and highly enriched uranium
(llElJ), which relies upon meet its domestic and international needs the.
commercial nuclear power sector.
Russia operates four enrichment plants totaling approximately million.
separative work t1rtits/y~ar, located Novouralsk. Zelenogorsk, Angatsk; and
Seversk. The-facilities at.Novouralskand Zelenogorskservice-foreign demand for
emiched uranium. The Angarsk and SevetskfaciUties specialize enrichment
reprocessed uranium. 2006., Russia announced the creation the International Uranium
Enrichment Center (IUEC)1 which-will privately~held multi-national venture
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-4located the Angarsk Electrochemical Combine. :Russia will maintain a.majority
share ofththatit plansto.build:a
pilot sc~e faQilityfor reptocessing VVER-lgether the various entities involved inth~
civilian nuclear sector.
The creation Atomenerg_oprom the cortterston~ ofthe refonn efforts;
will control products and setvices as~ociatedwith every stage the civil nuclear
fhel cycle, ranging from uranium mining the construction and truma~errient
nuclear power plants and reprocessing. The restructuring will also establish two
prirmu:y branches under Ros atom the nuclear power branch, which wiU open
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-7to intemation?l an_dindustry standards, and the nuclear weapons branch, which will
maintain closed defen.se posture, February 2007, President Putinsigned the resttuctming bill>. thereby
making federal law allow private entities ow11nuclear materials,
installations, and facilities. significancet the bill reuniting all enterptjses
the iussiaii civilian and military nuclear industry. The State Corporation will
consist chtilian, mili~ary, research; and safety/waste management subdivisions.
The refotm t()ok effect the firstq4~etof2008.
This refonn does not envision any structwal chan~s for the nuclear
weapons complex. Mr. Kiriyeriko has stated that the federal buqget adding
billion rubles for nuclear armaments, andittnay add ail additional billjontubles military atomic industry development arly February 2008, Mr. Kiriyenko was officially removed from his
position heading the Rosatom Agency t.o take his position the head.of~
Rosatom State .Corporation. newly established joint stock company, JSC
Atomenergoprom, now controls commercial activities including nuC.le:ar power
g~netation, nuclear eqgineeringtandthe :front end ofthe .fuel cycle. Rosatm
Corpon1tion, successor ofthe.RosatoD1 agency, retains control ofdefense-relatecl
work, nuclear science, thebackend ofthe fuel cycle, and nuclear safety.
Federal accounting control for nuclear material andJAEA safeguards would
c_ontinue:t managed Rosatorn government-owned corporation;. meet
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-8its domes tic and intemationalobligations for nuclear safety and security Rosatom
has established Federal Target Program for Nuclear and RadiationSafetyfrom
2008 through 2015, fundedatapprox.imately .$5.5 billion. Thisiunding willcover
environmentl:ll cleanup,. decommissioning facilities, and,spent nuclear fuel.
reprocessing. Rosatom has established the iinportance expanding its nuclear
materials cotitrol program key gaining international credibility for nuclear
programs. Consistent with this goal, Rosatom has established new branch
department that will responsiblefor its civilian and nuclear materials.
Division between Russias Civil and Military Nuclear Complexes
The Tunnel Law calls for the separation ofthe civil and defense sectors
the Russian nuclear complex and identifies the enterprlses that will become joint
stock companies under Atomenergoprom. Fifteen fa~ilities were excluded from
the restructuring due t Production Association, Zareclmyy~ Penza Region
Bazalt Company, Rc1:skovvillage~ Saratov region
Mayak Production Association, Ozersk, ChelyabinskR.egion
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Department State Case ?airfedols~ Moscow Oblast
Siberian Chemical Combine, SCC, Severskt Tomsk Oblast
N.A. Dollezhal Research and Developtt1entlnstitute Power
Engineering, NIKIET, .Moscow
Bochvar All-RussiMScientific Research Institute for Inorganic
Materials, VNIINM, Moscow
Krasnaya.Zvezda (Rea Star}State.Enterprise, Moscow
LI. Atrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Machine Building.
OK.BM, Nizhniy Novgorod
Details have not beenmadepublic how Russiawillseparateth~civil and
nudecllfacilities, f)Miiculatly telatipn reseatqh centers, which have
historically performed work for both sectors, but th~ .Bresident will tainpower
detennine which facilities remain the defense.sector.
IAEA Safeguards Russia February198S, the SovietUnion.simiedaVoltnrtaryOffer Agreer ent
with the IA.EA regarding the applfoation ofsafeg a;r