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Urgent Update from Chernobyl: Nuclear Facilities Lost Access to the Electricity Grid via DiaNuke.org

Olga Kosharna Due to combat actions, Emergency disconnection of high-voltage power transmission line 750kV “Kievskaya-ChNPP” occurred on 09.03.2022 at 11:22. ChNPP and all nuclear facilities inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – SNFSF-1, SNFSF-2 and the New Safe Confinement – remain … Continue reading

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Ukraine sees risk of radiation leak at Chernobyl, IAEA sees ‘no critical impact’ on safety via Reuters

[…] State-run nuclear company Energoatom said a high-voltage power line had been damaged during fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian forces who are occupying the defunct plant, and that it had been cut off from the national power grid. read more … Continue reading

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A Ukrainian nuclear plant survived Russian attack. But it raises security concerns over reactors in war zones, analyst says. via The World

March 4, 2022 · 3:45 PM EST By Joshua Coe Atomic safety experts said a war fought amid nuclear reactors represents an unprecedented and highly dangerous situation. To get a better understanding of the risks at nuclear power plants in war … Continue reading

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Military action in radioactive Chernobyl could be dangerous for people and the environment via The Conversation

By Timothy A. Mousseau […] On April 26, 1986, Chernobyl’s reactor number four melted down as a result of human error, releasing vast quantities of radioactive particles and gases into the surrounding landscape – 400 times more radioactivity to the environment than the … Continue reading

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The vulnerability of nuclear plants during military conflict:Lessons from Fukushima Daiichi Focus on Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine via Greenpeace International

2 March 2022 Briefing -Greenpeace International by Jan Vande Putte (radiation protection advisor & nuclear campaigner for Greenpeace East Asia & Greenpeace Belgium) and Shaun Burnie (senior nuclear specialist, Greenpeace East Asia) […] Nuclear power plants are some of the … Continue reading

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Tokyo under illusion that things are normal while Fukushima remains a war zone via The Mainichi Daily News

We are well into autumn. And despite the growing sense in the Tokyo metropolitan area that things are now all right — with train services back to pre-disaster schedules and the regret we once felt over our wasteful consumption of … Continue reading

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