Section: Nuclear

      Russian troops placed multiple launch rocket systems at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
      Dec08

      Russian troops placed multiple launch rocket systems at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

      State Enterprise National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine “Energoatom” noted on December 8, 2022, that Russian troops, who occupied the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the south of Ukraine brought several “Grad” multiple launch rocket systems there, which could mean the provocations. Source: State...

      IAEA will strengthen its presence at all Ukrainian nuclear power plants
      Nov30

      IAEA will strengthen its presence at all Ukrainian nuclear power plants

       IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi wrote on Twitter on November 29, 2022, that the IAEA will strengthen its presence in all nuclear power plants of Ukraine – the agency believes that this will strengthen the protection of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Source: IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of...

      Russia is shelling Ukraine with obsolete nuclear missiles without warheads, – British Intelligence
      Nov26

      Russia is shelling Ukraine with obsolete nuclear missiles without warheads, – British Intelligence

      The report of the British Ministry of Defence noted on November 25, 2022, that Russia was probably removing nuclear warheads from obsolete nuclear cruise missiles and firing these missiles at Ukraine without a warhead. The purpose of these actions is to distract the air defence system of Ukraine. Source: The British Ministry of Defence...

      Russian troops set up positions around the perimeter of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
      Nov26

      Russian troops set up positions around the perimeter of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

      Oleksandr Starukh, the head of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration said on November 25, 2022, that the Russian army used the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the south of Ukraine as a military base. Russian troops set up their positions around the perimeter of the plant, and mined the territory. Source: Oleksandr Starukh, the head...

      IAEA experts arrived at all Ukrainian nuclear power plants
      Nov25

      IAEA experts arrived at all Ukrainian nuclear power plants

      Experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency arrived at all NPPs of Ukraine in order to provide support and assistance to the personnel. The IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi stated this in a video message on November 24, 2022. Source: Director General of the IAEA Rafael Grossi “Recently, Ukraine called on the IAEA to provide, as it...

      All nuclear plants and the majority of TPPs were de-energized in Ukraine due to Russian attack
      Nov24

      All nuclear plants and the majority of TPPs were de-energized in Ukraine due to Russian attack

      The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine noted that Russia once again carried out a massive shelling of the Ukrainian energy infrastructure on November 23, 2022. The Russian missile attack led to the temporary blackout of all nuclear power plants, most thermal and hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine. Source: The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine...

      Russian troops shelled Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant
      Nov20

      Russian troops shelled Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

      Russian soldiers again attacked with missiles the Zaporizhzhia NPP in the temporarily occupied city of Enerhodar (south of Ukraine) on the morning of November 20, 2022. Source: State Enterprise National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine “Energoatom”, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

      2 Ukrainian nuclear power plants malfunction due to Russian missile attack, – IAEA
      Nov17

      2 Ukrainian nuclear power plants malfunction due to Russian missile attack, – IAEA

      Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA Rafael Grossi noted on November 16, 2022, that two Ukrainian nuclear power plants – Khmelnytskyi NPP and Rivne NPP – suffered from massive shelling by the Russians on November 15, 2022. Source: Director General of the IAEA Rafael Grossi “This was a very concerning development....

      Ukraine will build a small modular nuclear reactor together with the USA
      Nov13

      Ukraine will build a small modular nuclear reactor together with the USA

      As part of the UN Climate Change Conference (CO27), the US President’s Special Envoy on Climate, John Kerry, and the Minister of Energy of Ukraine, German Galushchenko, announced the launch of a pilot project for the construction of a small modular nuclear reactor (SRM) in Ukraine on November 12, 2022. Source: US Department of State...

      Putin hinted in a conversation with Macron about the use of nuclear weapons, as “in Hiroshima and Nagasaki”
      Nov07

      Putin hinted in a conversation with Macron about the use of nuclear weapons, as “in Hiroshima and Nagasaki”

      According to diplomatic sources, Vladimir Putin, the Russian President has embarrassed Western leaders by referring to the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in a conversation with Emmanuel Macron, the President of France on November 5, 2022. Sources claim that Putin believed that the bombings, which led to the surrender of Japan and the...