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EXPLAINER: Power cuts raise risk at Ukraine nuclear plant via ABC News

ByFRANK JORDANS Associated Press BERLIN — A Ukrainian nuclear power plant that has been surrounded by Russian forces lost power Wednesday morning when a Russian missile damaged a distant electrical substation, increasing the risk of radiation disaster, according to the plant’s … Continue reading

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Trespassing in the deadliest place on earth via The New European

By Charlie Connelly 30 JUNE 2022 12:00 AM They took all the kettles. That was weird. What was even weirder was thatthey left behind all the base plates needed to make the kettles work. One of the most alarming aspects … Continue reading

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Westinghouse lands in Ukraine to ink new nuclear deal via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter By Linda Pentz Gunter You might think that being in the middle of a war, the last thing you would be contemplating is building more nuclear power plants. But that hasn’t stopped Energoatom, the Ukrainian state … Continue reading

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Nuclear dependence via Beyond Nuclear International

Europe must cut off Russian nuclear supply routes From Ecodefense, Russia Europe needs a plan in place for cutting ties with Russia’s nuclear giant Rosatom, says 2021 Right Livelihood Award winner and co-chairman of Ecodefense Vladimir Slivyak. […] Seeking to close this … Continue reading

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Poisoned legacy: why the future of power can’t be nuclear via The Guardian

By Serhii Plokhy […] In the meantime, we obviously have an existing nuclear industry, and the solution is not to run away in panic, but to take good care of the facilities that already dot our countryside. We must not … Continue reading

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Japan Says It Needs Nuclear Power. Can Host Towns Ever Trust It Again? via the New York Times

By Motoko rich and Hikari Hida KASHIWAZAKI, Japan — Growing up, Mika Kasahara saw the nuclear power plant that hugs the coast of her hometown simply as the place where her father worked, a familiar fortress of cooling tanks and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Could Help Europe Cut Its Russia Ties, but Not for Years via New York Times

April 26, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ETApril 26, 2022April 26, 2022 Liz Alderman and Stanley Reed PARIS — On the windswept coast of Flamanville, an industrial city in northwest France facing the choppy waters of the English Channel, a soaring concrete dome houses … Continue reading

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Statement of Protest via Steering Committee, Organizing Committee of the World Conference against A and H

April 28, 2022 We strongly protest against the repeated statements by President Putin, Foreign Minister Lavrov and other Russian leaders threatening to use nuclear weapons.  The nuclear weapons are the “weapons of absolute evil” which, if used, would cause catastrophic … Continue reading

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Nuclear empire building: New bill would fund dangerous nuclear extravaganza via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter […] Manchin and Republican co-sponsor, Senator James Risch of Idaho, describe their aspirational Act as “a bill to facilitate the development of a whole-of-government strategy for nuclear cooperation and nuclear exports.” It is, in effect, a … Continue reading

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Playing with fire at Chornobyl via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter After 36 years the nuclear site is again in danger For 36 years things had been quiet at Chornobyl. Not uneventful. Not safe. But no one was warning of “another Chornobyl” until Russian forces took over … Continue reading

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