IAEA: External power restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA – External power has been restored to Ukraine's […]

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant loses external power

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO / XINHUA) KIEV – The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (ZNPP) has lost external power for the second time in five days, the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency reported Wednesday. The report cited International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Rafael Grossi, who described […]

Ukraine evacuates 73,000 from conflict-hit areas in past month

A woman stands in front of a destroyed house, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, on Sept 12, 2022. (JUAN BARRETO / AFP) KIEV – More than 73,000 people have been evacuated from the conflict-affected eastern and southern regions of  Ukraine in the past month, Ukraine's Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories said on Monday. […]

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant halts operations

This handout satellite image courtesy of Maxar Technologies released on Aug 19, 2022, shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (HANDOUT / SATELLITE IMAGE ©2022 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES / AFP) Operations at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine have been fully stopped as a safety measure, Energoatom, the state agency in charge of the plant, said on […]

IAEA: Situation at Zaporizhzhia plant ‘increasingly precarious’

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA – The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency […]

IAEA: Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant loses backup power line

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) VIENNA – The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine is disconnected from its backup power line Monday but continues to receive the electricity it needs for safety from its sole operating reactor, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said, citing information from […]

IAEA experts to stay permanently at Zaporizhzhia plant

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) VIENNA – International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi said Friday that two of the agency's experts would remain permanently at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Grossi told reporters upon arriving in Vienna after a visit to the facility that […]

IAEA chief leaves Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) KYIV – International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi and some members of his delegation left the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (NPP) in southern Ukraine on Thursday, the country's state-run nuclear energy operator Energoatom said. "Currently, there are five representatives of the […]

UN inspectors near Zaporizhzhia on mission to avert an accident

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi (right) talks to Ukainian Minister of Energy German Galushchenko (left) after the arrival of the IAEA inspection mission to Zaporizhzhia, on Aug 31, 2022. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP) ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine – United Nations inspectors arrived on Wednesday in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia on a mission […]

IAEA mission to nuclear plant arrives in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia

A team of IAEA experts and inspectors leave the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Aug 31, 2022. The UN nuclear watchdog team set off on an urgent mission to safeguard the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant at the heart of fighting in Ukraine. (EFREM LUKATSKY / AP) KYIV – The International Atomic Energy Agency mission to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear […]

Zelensky, IAEA chief discuss mission to Zaporizhzhia NPP

This handout photo taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on Aug 30, 2022, shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky (left) and International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi posing prior to their meeting in Kyiv. (UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday met with visiting International […]

IAEA could visit Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in days

This handout satellite image courtesy of Maxar Technologies released on Aug 19, 2022, shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (HANDOUT / SATELLITE IMAGE ©2022 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES / AFP) VIENNA / UNITED NATIONS – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday said its expert mission could visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine […]