Tag: Grossi, Rafael

Soldiers Massing Near Ukrainian Nuclear Plant, U.N. Official Warns

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine are ramping up their military forces in southern Ukraine amid signs that the fighting may soon escalate, a United Nations official said on Wednesday after crossing a front line held by the Ukrainian military to inspect a nuclear power plant seized by Moscow. “It is obvious that military activity […]

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Torture and Turmoil at Ukrainian Nuclear Plant: An Insider’s Account

KYIV, Ukraine — By the time Russian soldiers threw a potato sack over his head and forced him to record a false video statement about conditions at Europe’s largest nuclear facility, Ihor Murashov had already witnessed enough chaos at the plant to be deeply worried. Mr. Murashov, the former director general of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear […]

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U.N. Official Heads to Ukrainian Nuclear Plant as Safety Fears Grow

The United Nation’s chief nuclear energy official met on Monday with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine to discuss what he describes as increasingly dire fears about a battle-scarred nuclear plant on the front line of the war, ahead of his first visit to the plant in almost seven months. The official, Rafael Mariano Grossi, director […]

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