Saturday, June 25 2022 Sign In   |    Register
 

News Quick Search


 

News


Front Page
Power News
Today's News
Yesterday's News
Week of Jun 20
Week of Jun 13
Week of Jun 06
Week of May 30
Week of May 23
By Topic
By News Partner
Gas News
News Customization
Feedback

 

Pro Plus(+)


Add on products to your professional subscription.
  • Energy Archive News
  •  



    Home > News > Power News > News Article

    Share by Email E-mail Printer Friendly Print

    IAEA proposed a visit to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant after the seizure by Russian forces


    May 12, 2022 - CE Noticias Financieras

     

      The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, proposed to conduct a visit to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant "as soon as possible" and described the situation as "untenable".

      "The situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant remains complicated due to the presence of Russian forces and (company) Rosatom personnel at the site. Although the IAEA continues to adjust its safeguards activities, the situation is untenable," he said in a statement.

      On the other hand, he reported that data transmission from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been fully restored. "This is a very important step for the IAEA to continue implementing safety guarantees in Ukraine," he added.

      Regarding the country's 15 operating reactors at four nuclear power plants, Ukraine has told the agency that seven are currently online, including two at the Zaporizhzhia NPP, two at Rivne, two in southern Ukraine and one at the Khmelnitsky NPP.

      Russian forces seized the plant on March 4. A scant week ago, Grossi met with Russian Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachev and other senior Russian officials in Istanbul to discuss the safety conditions at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine.

      ATTACKS IN MARIUPOL

      The Armed Forces of Ukraine claimed that Russian troops "do not stop inflicting air strikes" on the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, where humanitarian corridors have also failed, the mayor's aide, Petro Andriushchenko, reported.

      "In Mariupol, the main efforts of the Russian occupiers are focused on blocking and trying to destroy our units in the area of the Azovstal plant. The enemy does not stop inflicting air strikes," the Ukrainian Armed Forces noted in their latest report.

      For his part, Andriushchenko emphasized that in Mariupol there is practically no water, food and living space, a situation which has precipitated the Ukrainian authorities to propose to Russia the exchange of fighters from the steel mill in exchange for Russian prisoners.

      Likewise, in another part of the country, the head of the Chernygov Regional military administration, Vyacheslav Chaus, informed via Telegram that there are dead and wounded -- at the moment a balance is unknown -- by bombings in schools, office buildings and private houses in Novgorod-Siversky.

      On the other hand, the mayor of Lozova, Sergei Zelensky, pointed out that, as a result of shelling by Russian troops, a warehouse of agricultural products has been destroyed in this region of Kharkiv.

      (With information from Europa Press)

      Russian state television was ridiculed for showing a picture of Bonnie & Clyde to pay tribute to Russian couples.

      Despite the new war strategy, Russia has not abandoned hopes of capturing Kiev

      Ukrainian prosecutors ready to launch first war crimes trials against captured Russian commanders

    TOP

    Other Articles - International


    TOP

       Home  -  Feedback  -  Contact Us  -  Safe Sender  -  About Energy Central   
    Copyright © 1996-2022 by CyberTech, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Energy Central® and Energy Central Professional® are registered trademarks of CyberTech, Incorporated. Data and information is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. CyberTech does not warrant that the information or services of Energy Central will meet any specific requirements; nor will it be error free or uninterrupted; nor shall CyberTech be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including lost data, information or profits) sustained or incurred in connection with the use of, operation of, or inability to use Energy Central. Other terms of use may apply. Membership information is confidential and subject to our privacy agreement.