Russia's national operator for radioactive waste management, NO RAO, yesterday launched a tender for the first stage of construction and installation works for an underground research laboratory in the Nizhnekansky Granite Massif. 
The deadline for completion of the first stage of work is 15 November 2019, with the project scheduled to be completed in 2024. Construction of the facility is part of the federal target program 'Ensuring Nuclear and Radiation Safety for 2016-2020 and for the Period until 2030'.

Source: World Nuclear News