24 August 2017, the representatives of the Russian and Union media visited the State Scientific Institution the Joint Institute of Power and Nuclear Research — Sosny to meet with atomic scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. This visit was held within the press tour "Cooperation between Belarus and Russia in nuclear energy" organized by the Standing Committee of Union state, the National Press Center of the Republic of Belarus and the International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya with the support of the Ministry of energy of the Republic of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The delegation of Russian journalists includes representatives of such major Russian media as the International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya, RIA Novosti news agency, Moskovskij Komsomolets newspaper, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper, Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper, Delovoye Obozrenie magazine, Nadezhnost’ i bezopasnost’ energetiki journal (Safety & Reliability of Power Industry), Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Segodnya journal (Russian Federation Today), the Union State Information Analysis Portal and others. Among the Belarusian media are the BelTA News Agency, Sovetskaya Belorussia newspaper, and others.
Scientists of the Joint Institute of Power and Nuclear Research — Sosny presented results of work on scientific support of the Belarusian nuclear power plant, as well as the results of the cooperation with Russian colleagues. Guests visited a permanent exhibition of the Institute, a computing center, a classroom of physical protection, critical stands "Hyacinth" and "Crystal", a sub-critical installation "Yalina", a facility for processing liquid radioactive waste, and other facilities of the Institute.