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SAROV (Nizhny Novgorod region), 8 Sep. Russian authorities will increase the pace of development of the Sarov Nuclear Center, said President Vladimir Putin.
“”First of all, I would like to thank you, your colleagues, leaders for the contribution that your center makes to the development of science, to the strengthening defense of the country, the nuclear shield of the country, contribution to the development of many individual sectors of the economy. And I hope that this will continue to be the case. Moreover, we will even increase this pace,” Putin said at a meeting with young scientists of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center – the All-Russian Scientific -Research Institute of Experimental Physics (RFNC-VNIIEF).
RFNC-VNIIEF is part of the Rosatom nuclear weapons complex. The institute was founded in 1946 to implement the Soviet atomic project. The first domestic atomic and hydrogen bombs were developed here.
Currently, VNIIEF is the largest scientific and technical center in Russia, which successfully solves defense, scientific and national economic problems. The main task of VNIIEF has been and remains work in the field of nuclear weapons in Russia.