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    Zaporizhzhia: Nuclear safety fears after bombing of Ukrainian power plant

    Then on Friday, explosions erupted at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex, the largest of its kind in Europe, rekindling fears of a potential catastrophe. Moscow and Kyiv have accused each other of bombing the plant, which was taken over by Russian forces in early March, as well as the town of Enerhodar, where the complex is […] More

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    Russia-Ukraine Updates: Zelenskyy calls for sanctions after Zaporizhzhia worker injured | News | DW

    Ukrainian nuclear energy company Enerhoatom said on Sunday that a worker was injured in the Russian bombing of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. The power company said on Telegram on Saturday night that Russia bombed the plant’s dry storage facility with 174 containers of spent nuclear fuel stored in the open. Meanwhile, pro-Russian officials blamed […] More

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    Blinken begins Africa tour to counter Russian influence

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken landed in South Africa on Sunday to launch a visit to three countries aimed at countering Russian influence on the continent. The visit came after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov embarked on an extensive tour of Africa late last month. South Africa, leader of the developing world, remained neutral […] More

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    Worker injured in new Russian strike on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Ukraine says

    Ukraine’s nuclear power company, Energoatom, said on Sunday that a worker was injured when Russian forces again bombed the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest, on Saturday night. The site of the plant’s dry storage facility, where 174 containers of spent nuclear fuel are stored in the open, was hit by rocket attacks, Energoatom said […] More

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    US could do ‘2-for-2’ prisoner swap to get Griner, Whelan out of Russia: ex-ambassador

    Basketball star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan will hopefully be released from Russia in a “two-for-two” prisoner swap, the former US ambassador to the US said on Sunday. UN, Bill Richardson. “My view is optimistic, I think she’s going to be free. There’s going to be a prisoner swap – I think it’s […] More

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    Russians launch assault on two towns in eastern Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched an assault on two key towns in the eastern region of Donetsk on Saturday and continued rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian towns, including one near the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, Ukrainian military and local officials said. . The two towns of Bakhmut and Avdiivka […] More

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    Putin-Erdogan meeting could deepen economic ties despite war sanctions

    Comment this story Comment Russia and Turkey announced on Friday that they would strengthen their economic cooperation, amid Western fears that Moscow is seeking new ways to circumvent sanctions imposed for its invasion of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, agreed to boost bilateral trade and take steps to […] More

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    Ukraine again accuses Russia of bombing nuclear power plant

    Ukraine on Sunday accused Russia of again bombing Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Zaporizhzhia, and called for new international sanctions against Moscow for “nuclear terror”. Ukraine’s nuclear energy company said Russian forces damaged three radiation sensors at the facility in another bombardment on Saturday night, injuring a worker with shrapnel. “Russian nuclear terrorism requires a […] More

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    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘nuclear terror’ amid fighting near Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant

    Topline Ukraine is calling for a stronger response from the international community after accusing Russia of again bombing Europe’s largest nuclear power plant – the Zaporizhzhia power plant in southern Ukraine – just after the International Atomic Energy Agency has warned that further fighting near the site risks nuclear disaster. A Russian serviceman patrols the […] More

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    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘nuclear terror’ for bombing power plant

    Ukraine on Sunday called the Kremlin a “nuclear terror” after accusing Russia of bombing a nuclear power plant occupied by its own forces. Russian forces damaged three radiation sensors at the site of Zaporizhzhia, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, over the weekend, Kyiv officials said. “Russian nuclear terrorism demands a stronger response from the international […] More

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    Russian private military contractor Wagner emerges from the shadows in the war in Ukraine | Russia

    Three billboards in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg shed light on what was once one of Russia’s most obscure organizations, private military contractor Wagner. “Fatherland, Honor, Blood, Bravery. WAGNER,” read one of the posters. Another, which locals say first appeared on the outskirts of the country’s fourth-largest city in early July, depicts three men in […] More

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    Senators put bipartisan pressure on Biden to designate Russia as state sponsor of terrorism

    By Aaron Pelish, CNN A pair of bipartisan senators have called on the Biden administration to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism in response to its invasion of Ukraine, saying they will push Congress to pass a bill decreeing “whether it has or no” that of President Joe Biden. Support. Democratic Sen. Richard […] More

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