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More shelling raises nuclear fears as Kyiv, Moscow await UN report

Ukraine Bakhmut burning house

Kyiv, UkraineReuters Power at a critical nuclear plant in Ukraine was all but cut off on Monday for the second time in two weeks as Kyiv accused Moscow of pushing the war to the brink of nuclear catastrophe, one day before the UN nuclear watchdog was due to issue an assessment of the Zaporizhzhia power […]

Ukrainians brave nuclear risk to escape Russian-ruled south

Ukraine southern evacuees2

Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine Reuters Thousands of people fleeing Russia-controlled areas of south Ukraine are arriving in a city near Europe’s largest nuclear plant despite fears of a radiation leak from fighting. For many, the shelling in their hometowns is a more urgent danger. Even in a country still haunted by the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the danger […]

Zelenskiy says crisis averted as Russian-held Ukraine nuclear plant regains power

Ukraine Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant aerial view

Reuters President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the world narrowly avoided a radiation disaster on Thursday as the last regular line supplying electricity to Ukraine’s Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was restored hours after being cut.  Zelenskiy blamed shelling by Russia’s military for fires in the ash pits of a nearby coal power station that disconnected the […]