Zelensky, IAEA chief discuss Zaporizhzhia situation

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (left) shakes hands with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct 6, 2022. (PHOTO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS OFFICE VIA AP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday met with visiting […]

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 urges ‘safety zone’ around Zaporizhzhia nuke plant

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) KIEV – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday called for the establishment of a nuclear safety and security protection zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (ZNPP) in southern Ukraine. "The IAEA is ready to start immediately the consultations leading […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guterres, Zelensky seek to secure Russian-held nuclear plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, center, and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres shake hands after their meeting in Lviv, Ukraine, Aug 18, 2022. (EVGENIY MALOLETKA / AP) KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday to discuss grain exports from Ukraine […]

UN chief to meet Zelenskiy, Erdogan on grain exports, nuke plant

In this file photo taken on May 1, 2022, a Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Energodar. (ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP) LVIV, Ukraine – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday, with grain exports and concerns about […]