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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/11/2022 8:39:40 PM
The United Nations chief called Thursday for an immediate end to all military activity around Europe's largest nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, warning that any damage could lead to ``catastrophic consequences'' in the region and beyond.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/28/2022 10:39:06 AM
The International Atomic Energy Agency's director-general says the level of safety at Europe's largest nuclear plant, currently under Russian occupation in Ukraine, is like a ``red light blinking'' as his organization tries in vain to get access for work including repairs.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/26/2022 10:55:57 PM

War in Ukraine - Military
3/31/2022 5:27:08 PM
Russian troops who seized the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on February 24 began leaving the station and other exclusion zones on Thursday, Ukraine's state nuclear company Energoatom said.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/21/2022 3:29:25 PM
Ukraine's nuclear regulatory agency says the radiation monitors around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, site of the world's worst meltdown in 1986, have stopped working.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/16/2022 3:08:04 PM
A hundred technicians are working under armed guard to maintain the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant in northern Ukraine, held hostage for three weeks by Russian forces who seized the compound in the first hours of the invasion.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/14/2022 7:43:36 PM
Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power station, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster in 1986, has once again lost its electricity supply, energy operator Ukrenergo said Monday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/13/2022 10:09:59 PM
Electricity supply has been restored at Ukraine's retired Chernobyl nuclear power plant that was seized by Russian forces in the first days of the invasion, energy officials in Kyiv said Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/11/2022 12:15:33 AM
Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada), announced in the early hours of Friday that the Russian forces attacked Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology, which it said contains an Experimental nuclear reactor inside of it.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/10/2022 11:38:40 AM
When fighting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine resulted in power cuts to the critical cooling system at the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, some feared that spent nuclear fuel would overheat. But nuclear experts say there's no imminent danger because time and physics are on safety's side.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/9/2022 7:36:40 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday discussed diplomatic ways to settle the Ukraine conflict and the implementation of humanitarian corridors to evacuate civilians, the Kremlin said.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/9/2022 6:09:02 PM
Ukrainian authorities say the decommissioned Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, has been knocked off the power grid. Emergency generators are now supplying backup power.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/7/2022 5:36:23 PM
The UN nuclear watchdog's head said Monday he hoped Moscow and Kyiv would agree within hours to his offer to discuss nuclear safety after Russia seized Europe's largest power plant in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/6/2022 5:53:51 PM
Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a telephone call with the French president blamed Kyiv for failed civilian evacuations from the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol which is surrounded by Russian troops, the Kremlin said Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/4/2022 11:43:54 AM
Europe's largest nuclear power plant was hit by Russian shelling early Friday, sparking a fire at one of its six reactors and raising fears of a disaster that could affect all of central Europe for decades, like the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/3/2022 5:49:29 PM
The United Nations' nuclear watchdog urged Russia on Thursday to "cease all actions" at Ukraine's nuclear facilities, including the site of the Chernobyl disaster, following its invasion of the country.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/2/2022 6:32:09 PM
The head of the UN nuclear watchdog is warning about the dangers of a war around nuclear power plants, as Russia invades Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
2/27/2022 4:48:05 PM
Ukraine said Sunday it would hold talks with Russia at its border with Belarus -- near the Chernobyl exclusion zone -- after a call between President Volodymyr Zelensky and Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko.

World - International
4/25/2021 12:34:03 PM
Reactor No. 4 at the power plant 110 k.m. (65 miles) north of the capital Kyiv exploded and caught fire deep in the night on 26 April, 1986, shattering the building and spewing radioactive material high into the sky

World - International
3/11/2021 9:20:38 AM
The world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl and the tremor have left survivors struggling to overcome the grief of losing families and towns to the waves in a few frightening hours on the afternoon of 11 March, 2011

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