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Zaporizhzhia: Europe’s largest nuclear plant in Ukraine hit by rockets, no radiation leak

Ukraine’s nuclear agency says Russian rockets have damaged part of a giant Russian-controlled nuclear power plant, but there has been no radiation leak. Enerhoatom said a nitrogen-oxygen unit and a high-voltage power line had been damaged at the Zaporizhzhia plant, Europe’s largest in southern Ukraine. Ukraine also accuses Russian forces of firing rockets at civilian […]

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Cargo ship carrying grain from Russian-occupied region of Ukraine detained by Turkey

A cargo ship carrying grain from a Russian-occupied region of Ukraine has been detained by Turkish customs authorities, according to Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey. Vasyl Bodnar says “We have full co-operation. The ship is currently standing at the entrance to the port, it has been detained by the customs authorities of Turkey”. We’ve tracked the […]

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Russian forces are interfering with operations at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant: IAEA

Russian forces have tightened their control on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant since seizing it on Friday, the United Nations nuclear watchdog has warned. The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Sunday that Ukraine’s nuclear regulator informed it that staff members at the plant, the largest in Ukraine, are now required […]

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Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine: Mariupol evacuation halted for second day after ceasefire collapses

A second attempt to evacuate civilians from the besieged port city of Mariupol, in southern Ukraine, has collapsed as both Ukrainians and Russians blame each other for violating a previously agreed ceasefire. “Amid devastating scenes of human suffering in Mariupol, a second attempt today to start evacuating an estimated 200,000 people out of the city […]

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Russian forces take control of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that Russian forces had taken control of the site of the country’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, a statement said. Director General Rafael Mario Grossi added that the nuclear power plant continued to be operated by its regular staff and there had been no release of radioactive material. […]

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Fire at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant extinguished, radiation levels normal: Authorities

A fire broke out at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, the largest in Europe after it was attacked by Russia. Authorities say the facility is now safe and radiation levels are normal. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of resorting to “nuclear terror” and wanting to repeat the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. “If there is an explosion, […]