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Ukraine demands Russia withdraw from Chernobyl area, says ammunition could explode

(Reuters) - Ukraine's armed forces say there is a danger of ammunition exploding at the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power station and that Russian forces occupying the plant must pull out…

Ukraine calls for ceasefire to repair power line to Chernobyl nuclear plant

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Wednesday Russia must urgently observe a temporary ceasefire to allow repairs on a power line to the Chernobyl nuclear…

Ukraine’s president urges Russians to protest over attack on nuclear plant

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Russians on Friday to stage protests over Russian forces' seizure of the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. A building…

Biden gets update on Ukraine nuclear plant fire from Zelenskiy -White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday evening with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to receive an update on the fire at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in…

Ukraine reports higher Chernobyl radiation after Russians capture plant

By Pavel Polityuk and Forrest Crellin (Reuters) -Ukraine said on Friday it had recorded increased radiation levels from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a day after the site was…

Chernobyl power plant captured by Russian forces -Ukrainian official

KYIV (Reuters) -The Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been captured by Russian forces, an adviser to the Ukrainian presidential office, Mykhailo Podolyak, said on Thursday. "It is impossible to say…

Explainer-Why Russia and Ukraine are fighting for Chernobyl disaster site

By Arshad Mohammed and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian and Ukrainian forces fought on Thursday for control of Chernobyl, the still radioactive site of the world's worst nuclear accident…

Iran says sound near Bushehr nuclear plant was related to military drill

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI (Reuters) -Iran said on Monday that sounds heard near its Bushehr nuclear power plant were related to an air defence drill, Iranian state media reported, while…

Iran holds unannounced air defence drill over nuclear town Natanz

DUBAI (Reuters) -Iranian air defences fired a missile as part of an exercise on Saturday over the central town of Natanz, which houses nuclear installations, state TV reported, after local…