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IAEA completing stationing of missions at Ukraine nuke plants

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal talks during the French-Ukrainian conference for resilience and reconstruction at the Ministry of Economy in Paris, Dec 13, 2022. (MICHEL EULER / AP) KYIV – The International Atomic Energy Agency is finalizing the stationing of permanent missions at Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the Ukrainian government press service reported Wednesday. While […]

IAEA completing stationing of missions at Ukraine’s nuclear plants

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal talks during the French-Ukrainian conference for resilience and reconstruction at the Ministry of Economy in Paris, Dec 13, 2022. (MICHEL EULER / AP) KYIV – The International Atomic Energy Agency is finalizing the stationing of permanent missions at Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the Ukrainian government press service reported Wednesday. While […]

IAEA monitoring missions to be sent to Ukraine’s nuke plants

A file photo taken on Sept 20, 2022, shows the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear plant in Yuzhnoukrainsk, Ukraine. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP) KIEV – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will send monitoring missions to nuclear power plants (NPPs) in Ukraine, the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency reported Tuesday, citing a senior official. "In the near future, […]

IAEA says to strengthen presence in all nuclear plants in Ukraine

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi briefs the media during a news conference with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Nov 15, 2022. (MARKUS SCHREIBER / AP) KIEV – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will strengthen its presence at all nuclear power […]

Nuclear power industry vies for bigger role in decarbonizing

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO / XINHUA) SHARM EL-SHEIKH — Nuclear energy supporters including politicians and activists sought to polish the industry's spotty image on Wednesday, using the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to argue that atomic power offers a safe and cost-efficient way to decarbonize the world. […]

Finnish president urges diplomacy to attain peace in Ukraine

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto addresses a joint press conference with the Lithuanian President following their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius, Lithuania on Nov 4, 2022. (PETRAS MALUKAS / AFP) HELSINKI – Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on Monday underlined the need to assess the possibility of peace in the Ukraine conflict "also elsewhere than […]

IAEA: External power restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA – External power has been restored to Ukraine's […]

IAEA: No undeclared nuke activities, materials in Ukraine

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi listens during the opening session of the fifth IAEA Nuclear Power Ministerial Conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, on Oct 26, 2022. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP) KIEV – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Thursday it did not […]