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Development of Nuclear Industry in the USSR: Historical and Legal Research

N.P. Mayurov
G.S. Chugunov
professor, the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, St. Petersburg Law Academy
post-graduate student of the Department of Administrative Law and Proceeding, St. Petersburg University of Technology, Management and Economics
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg


  • state legal regulation
  • nuclear sector
  • public authorities
  • legal changes
  • Chernobyl nuclear power plant
  • We carry out a historical and legal analysis of the formation and development of the nuclear industry in Russia. Stages of development and features characterizing them are distinguished. We also make an attempt to explain the reasons for the changes in the state administration of nuclear industry. The causes of Chernobyl disaster are considered from the point of view of shortcomings of legal administration.

    188300 Russia, Leningrad region, Gatchina, st. Roshchinskaya, 5