Alexandr Vurim

Articles by Alexandr Vurim

25 March 2013

Taking a fresh look

The author discusses changes in his thinking about the issues that face Kazakhstan as it considers converting its research reactors to low-enriched uranium.

28 February 2013

Minimization at any cost?

The author questions whether research reactors must converted to low-enriched uranium at all costs.

7 February 2013

Conversion in Kazakhstan: A multiplayer game

The author discusses the bureaucratic obstacles that stand in the way of converting Kazakhstan’s research reactors from highly enriched to low-enriched uranium.

5 February 2013

Highly enriched uranium: Less is more

Charles PianiPablo CristiniAlexandr Vurim

A number of high-profile initiatives seek to reduce the possibility of nuclear proliferation and terrorism by minimizing the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) in civilian applications.