VIDEO: On a visit to Ukraine, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says any damage to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe's largest, would be "suicide", adding that the area "needs to be demilitarised"
@StateDeptSpox : The United States remains deeply concerned about Russia’s military takeover and continued control of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. @iaeaorg must be given access to ZNPP as soon as possible to help ensure the safety and security of the plant.
Two views of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Renewed fighting in and around Zaporizhzia has rekindled fears of a possible nuclear disaster at the plant, though experts believe a major catastrophe is unlikely. 📷: Reuters
A shutdown at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant could worsen climate change and lead to the spread of radioactive substances.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made an unannounced visit to the frontline in Zaporizhzhia today, per his office and Telegram channel. He’s been getting out of Kyiv more recently. 📸 @APUkraine and Zelensky Telegram
“Stop firing” staff at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant pleaded with Russian soldiers as they directed fire on buildings. Video sent to @MarcSantoraNYT and verified by @brenna__smith @dim109 w @AngLiStories @robinnyc7 More:
BREAKING: Ukraine's energy ministry claims firefighters have been fired at while trying to put out fire at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
“This is closed circuit video of the nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia in southern Ukraine. It is the largest in the country with six nuclear reactors.” @andersoncooper reports on the ominous news of a nuclear power plant in Ukraine now on fire, according to the town’s mayor.
#BREAKING Ukrainian authorities say safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is now secured, after a fire broke out when the station came under fire from invading Russian forces. "The director of the plant said that the nuclear safety is now guaranteed ": Oleksandr Starukh