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Zaporizhzhia workers kept at gunpoint by Russians

The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has warned the international community that, unless it helps get the Russians out of the plant immediately, there could be a disaster. Also on the programme: a firefighter in France tells about an almost unwinnable battle as wildfires rage; and we hear from someone in the US who's overseen... go to Article >

Russian separatists release 2 U.S. veterans as part of a prisoner exchange

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting Russia with Ukrainian forces were among 10 prisoners, including five British nationals, released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner... read more

Ukraine says a Russian missile struck close to a nuclear power plant

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KYIV, Ukraine — A Russian missile struck close to a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine without damaging the three reactors but hit other industrial equipment in what Ukrainian authorities denounced Monday as an act of "nuclear terrorism."The... read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates: Putin met Xi, mass graves found in Izium (Sept. 19)

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As the week begins, here's a look ahead and a roundup of key developments from the past week. What to watch this week Russia's war in Ukraine is the big topic at the United Nations General Assembly and a number of related events this week.... read more

Ukraine hunts for pro-Moscow collaborators suspected of helping Russia strike targets

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MYKOLAIV, Ukraine — Almost every day in this southern port city, there is news of a Russian missile strike — at a university, a cash machine, an apartment building. Viktoria Komarova is still recovering in the hospital after a strike on a bus stop... read more

Zaporizhzhia nuclear reactors won't restart until Russians leave, its operator says

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KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian operators of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station won't restart the plant until its occupying Russian forces leave the facility, the head of Ukraine's nuclear agency, Petro Kotin, tells NPR. Ukrainian workers powered... read more

The last reactor at Zaporizhzhia, Europe's largest nuclear power plant, has stopped

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Updated September 11, 2022 at 9:35 AM ET KYIV, Ukraine — The nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, controlled by Russia and at the center of much international concern, has announced they are powering down the final working reactor. In a... read more

What it's like for Ukrainians working at a nuclear plant under Russian occupation

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KYIV, Ukraine — The International Atomic Energy Agency says a team is headed to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, the first such inspection team to be let in since Russian forces took over the complex in southern Ukraine in early March. The... read more

Workers at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant fear Russian torture ahead of UN visit

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The allegations were made by Ukraine's nuclear power company Energoatom Saturday, amid its warning over the high potential for a hydrogen or radioactive leak, as shelling continued near the plant. read more

Nuclear plant inspections, normally routine, become harrowing in a war zone in Ukraine

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Updated August 31, 2022 at 11:27 AM ET Inspectors for the International Atomic Energy Agency have been to some of the world's most sensitive nuclear facilities — from North Korean reactors to Iranian uranium plants. But it all seems... read more

Residents near a Ukrainian nuclear plant are preparing in case of radiation exposure

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KYIV, Ukraine — Concern about the potential for a radiation leak at Europe's largest nuclear power plant persisted as Ukrainian authorities said Saturday that Russian forces fired on areas just across the river and Russia claimed Ukrainian... read more