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Zaporozhzhia NPP Director General released from detention
04 October, 2022
The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...
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Political developments undermine plans for talks on Zaporizhzhia protection zone
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 by The site of Ukraine’s Zaporozhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) was hit by new shelling and explosions this week, breaking windows in one of its turbine halls and once again underlining...

IAEA proposal for Zaporozhzhia safety and security protection zone wins support
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 by An IAEA proposal to establish a nuclear safety and security protection zone around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) is receiving strong international support and...

Fire at Framatome fuel production site reported under control
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 by French regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) says it has found no traces of nuclear radiation after a fire broke out at Framatome’s Romans-sur-Isère fuel fabrication plant...

IAEA says Slovakia is committed to a high level of safety
Friday, September 23, 2022 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission said Slovakia is committed to maintaining and strengthening its regulatory framework...

Shelling causes more damage to Zaporizhzhia NPP
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by Renewed shelling in the early hours of 21 September at the site of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) damaged cables providing electricity to one of its six...

Shelling resumes at Zaporizhzhia after brief lull
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by The head of the (pro-Russian) military-civil Administration of the Zaporizhzhia region, Yevhen Balitsky, has said the authorities plan to launch one of the six power units of...

IAEA mission finds commitment to safety in Turkey
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team has concluded a 12-day mission to review the national legal and regulatory framework...

Shelling reported near South Ukraine NPP
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that recent shelling has caused an explosion near the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant (SUNPP), impacting three...

IAEA concludes long-term operational safety review of Oskarshamn NPP
Friday, September 16, 2022 by A team of experts from The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed a review of long-term operational safety at unit 3 of the Oskarshamn NPP in Sweden. The...

IAEA mission reviews nuclear regulation in Argentina
Thursday, September 15, 2022 by An Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded a 13-day mission to Argentina. The IRRS team reviewed all...

Some power lines restored to Zaporizhzhia NPP
Thursday, September 15, 2022 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been informed that Ukrainian engineers have made further headway in repairing vital power infrastructure in the vicinity of...

Last reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhia NPP
Monday, September 12, 2022 by The last operating reactor at Ukraine’s six unit Zaporizhzhia NPP (unit 6) was shut down on 11 September.

Saudi Arabia supports modernisation of IAEA laboratories
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated $2.5 million towards the initiative of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to modernise its Seibersdorf laboratories (ReNuAL2). This...

Zaporizhizhia's physical integrity violated
Monday, September 05, 2022 by The physical integrity of the ZNPP plant has been violated not once but several times.

IAEA team begins inspection of Zaporizhzhia NPP; Grossi leaves after a few hours
Thursday, September 01, 2022 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 14-member Support and Assistance Mission to Zaporizhzhia (ISAMZ) team of experts arrived at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia NPP on the morning of...

IAEA team sets out to Zaporizhzhia NPP in Ukraine
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Support and Assistance Mission to Zaporizhzhia (ISAMZ) set out for Ukraine on the evening of 29 August to ensure nuclear safety and...

IAEA continues to press for visit to Zaporizhzhia NPP
Thursday, August 25, 2022 by Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that renewed shelling in recent days caused additional damage in the area of the country’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power...

Growing concern about Zaporizhzya NPP sparks international diplomacy
Monday, August 22, 2022 by The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, has renewed his urgent appeal for maximum military restraint in the area of...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses UN Security Council on Zaporizhzhia
Monday, August 15, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said on 12 August that new shelling in the area of the Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia NPP (ZNPP) was...

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