Erdoğan meets Zelenskyy in Ukraine amid tension over nuclear plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Lviv, as tensions simmered over control of a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Erdoğan, who has acted as an intermediary between Moscow and Kyiv, on Thursday made his first trip to Ukraine since Russia’s full-blown invasion on February 24. His trip coincided with … Read more

PM Modi, France’s Macron discuss geopolitical challenges, nuclear energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday reviewed ongoing bilateral initiatives, including defence collaboration projects and cooperation in civil nuclear energy. During their telephonic conversation, they also discussed important geopolitical challenges, including those related to global food security, a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said. … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers accused of threatening nuclear plant

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Natalia Zinets and Andrea Shalal Publishing date: Aug 14, 2022  •  15 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned Russian soldiers who shoot at Europe’s largest nuclear power station or use it as … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Aug 13, 2022  •  50 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who shoot at Europe’s largest nuclear power station or use it as a base to shoot from, as G7 nations, fearing … Read more

Russia rebuffs calls to allow access to Ukraine nuclear plant

Russia has said it will not yet allow international inspectors to access Europe’s largest nuclear power plant despite fears over the state of the Ukrainian facility under Moscow’s occupation. Moscow and Kyiv have traded accusations of targeting the Zaporizhzhia plant in southern Ukraine, which has been under Russian control since March following Russia’s full-scale invasion … Read more

German nuclear operators push on with shutdowns despite rethink

Germany’s nuclear power operators will continue to decommission the country’s last three remaining plants, even as the government weighs whether to keep the facilities running over the winter. E.ON, RWE and EnBW confirmed they had not procured additional fuel to extend the life of the Isar 2, Emsland and Neckarwestheim plants beyond the end of … Read more

Live: Zelenskyy urges world to react on Russian-controlled nuclear plant

Live news updates: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the international community to force the Russian army to leave the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after multiple strikes hit the compound. “The entire world must react immediately to chase out the occupiers from Zaporizhzhia. Only the Russians’ full withdrawal… would guarantee nuclear safety for all of … Read more

Nuclear Plant in Ukraine is Shelled; Rising Dangers Feared

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations Monday that each side is shelling Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia claimed that Ukrainian shelling caused a power surge and fire and forced staff to lower output from two reactors, while Ukraine has blamed Russian troops for storing weapons there. Nuclear experts … Read more

Live news updates: Russia to suspend inspections of its nuclear weapons under treaty with US

Russia said it would suspend American inspections of its nuclear weapons under a key treaty with the US because of western sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine. Moscow told the US on Monday it could no longer participate in inspections under the New Start Treaty, the last major arms control agreement remaining between the countries, … Read more

IAEA Raises Alarm About ‘Real’ Nuclear Disaster Risk in Ukraine

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business The head of the UN’s atomic agency warned of “potentially catastrophic consequences” in his first response to shelling Friday around Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Bloomberg News Article content (Bloomberg) — The head of the UN’s atomic agency warned of “potentially catastrophic consequences” in … Read more