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During his recent visit to China, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi discussed the situation at the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) with both Chinese officials and Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev. Grossi is trying to win support for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss ZNPP later in May.

Date: Saturday, 27 May 2023
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In his latest update on the situation at the Zaporizhia NPP, IAEA  Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said the plant had lost all external power for several hours, underlining the extremely precarious nuclear safety and security situation at the facility and the urgent need to protect it and prevent an accident.

Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2023
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Up to 20 Holtec SMR-160 plants will be built in Ukraine under a cooperation agreement signed between Holtec International and Ukrainian national nuclear operator Energoatom. The agreement calls for the first plant to begin supplying power by March 2029.

Date: Tuesday, 25 April 2023
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The US has sensitive nuclear technology at a nuclear power plant inside Ukraine and is warning Russia not to touch it, according to a letter the US Department of Energy (DOE) sent to Rosatom, CNN reported. The letter, from the director of DOE’s Office of Nonproliferation Policy, Andrea Ferkile, was dated 17 March 2023. It tells Rosatom’s director general that the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Enerhodar “contains US-origin nuclear technical data that is export-controlled by the United States Government”.

Date: Saturday, 22 April 2023
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The dependence of the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) on a single still functioning power line for the external electricity it needs poses a major risk to nuclear safety and security, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said in his latest update. This comes amid signs of continued military activity in the region.

Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2023
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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says that the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant's reliance on a single functioning external power line, and two landmine explosions near the plant, mean it is "more important than ever to agree" safety measures for the site. 

Date: Saturday, 15 April 2023
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On 19 October [2022] Russia’s Defence Ministry said the Russian army had destroyed a Ukrainian landing force at Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), adding that Kiev had lost more than 90 military personnel and 14 boats. "Today [10 April], at about 4 am, Ukrainian forces of up to two companies made another attempt to land troops on the left bank of the Kakhovsky reservoir and seize the territory of the nuclear power plant," the MOD report said. The ministry noted that the Russian forces guarding the outer perimeter of the plant had destroyed the attacking troops. Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main (pro Russian) Council of the Zaporozhye region administration said the battle lasted more than three hours. In addition, Ukrainian Armed Forces had fired US-supplied Himars multiple launch rockets at the operators’ city of Energodar leaving it without electricity.

Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has appealed for constructive efforts by all involved parties to facilitate this month’s already delayed rotation of experts to and from Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP). Grossi stressed the vital importance of the continued presence of the IAEA Support & Assistance Mission to Zaporizhia (ISAMZ) at Europe’s largest NPP.

Date: Friday, 24 February 2023
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Ukraine's Energoatom and Westinghouse of the USA have signed a preliminary agreement for Westinghouse to manufacture fuel for VVER-440 reactors in the country. Ukraine has two VVER-440s - units 1 and 2 of the Rovno nuclear power plant.

Date: Friday, 06 September 2019
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