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Specialists of the Russian Federal nuclear center — all-Russian research Institute of experimental physics (RFNC-VNIIEF) at Sarov (Nizhny Novgorod region) died at the Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk region) during the test, “the new special products”, RIA Novosti reported statement by the head of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev.
“These people — the pride of our country, the pride of the nuclear industry. The best memory for them will be our future work on new samples of arms, which is sure to be brought to an end. We will perform the task of the homeland, its security will be secured,” — said the head of state Corporation.
The Ministry of defence on 8 August near the village of nyonoksa under the Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk oblast) have tested a liquid rocket engine, culminating in the explosion and the deaths of two military and five civilian specialists of RFNC-VNIIEF. The incident occurred in the works associated with engineering support of isotopic power sources for liquid propulsion system.
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