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Monument to Nikolay Dollezhal is opened in Moscow

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 31.10.2019

The solemn events dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Nikolay Dollezhal took place in Moscow on October 30, 2019.


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The twice Hero of Socialist Labor, academician Nikolay A. Dollezhal is the patriarch of the Soviet nuclear reactor construction. He stood at the origins of Soviet nuclear weapons, nuclear submarines and the civilian nuclear energy sector, dedicating his knowledge and talent to serve the Motherland.

"October 27 marks 120 years since the birth of the outstanding designer of nuclear technology, academician Nikolay Antonovich Dollezhal. We are today gathered here for the solemn ceremony of opening the monument to Nikolay Antonovich," said the host of the ceremony, the Central television speaker Evgeniy Kochergin.

The ceremony was attended by representatives of Rosatom, NIKIET and other organizations of the Russian nuclear industry.

The ribbon at the monument was cut by the daughter and great-grandson of Nikolay Dollezhal and by the director general of NIKIET Andrey Kaplienko, after which the military orchestra performed the anthem of Russia.

Topics: History, Rosatom

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