The war in Ukraine has prompted officials across Russia to scale back annual celebrations of Victory Day, the country’s most important national holiday, with more than 20 cities forgoing military parades and organizers calling off a popular nationwide march to honor veterans. Security concerns were most often cited for the rash of cancellations of Tuesday’s […]
International nuclear inspectors reported significant damage from weekend shelling at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant but found key equipment intact and “no immediate nuclear safety or security concerns,” the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said on Monday. Even so, the scope of the damage “is a major cause of concern as it clearly demonstrates the sheer intensity of […]
The aftermath of a deadly Russian missile attack in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, in July.Credit…Efrem Lukatsky/Associated Press At least 437 children are among more than 8,300 civilians who have been killed in Ukraine since Russia launched its full-scale invasion in February, the country’s prosecutor general said on Saturday in a grim new accounting of the war’s toll. […]
The International Atomic Energy Agency chief said he had discussed the “increasingly difficult and challenging work conditions” at the plant during meetings with Russian and Ukrainian officials.
Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Loses Power Again, Officials Say
The strike hit a convoy of people fleeing fighting, killing at least 30.
Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, warned that increased fighting near the Russian-occupied nuclear plant could cause an accident.
They lived through what is considered the worst nuclear disaster in history. As fighting rages around the Zaporizhzhia plant, they fear another one.
Russia appears to be relenting somewhat on access to the nuclear complex, but fears remain about the risks of sending inspectors while the fighting persists.