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Russian invaders turn area around Ukraine nuclear plant into combat zone \
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Russian invaders turn area around Ukraine nuclear plant into combat zone \

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog made its strongest warning yet of the possibility of an accident at the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia plant in Ukraine. The IAEA said a lack of external power and staff access to the plant made this moment critical. This week, Nick Schifrin and his team traveled to the nearby village of Nikopol and discovered Russia has turned the nuclear plant into a combat zone.
Threat to Ukraine nuclear plant increases as fighting rages

Threat to Ukraine nuclear plant increases as fighting rages

Russia, trying to pin down Ukraine’s forces to blunt a counteroffensive in Kherson, has been firing shells from near a nuclear plants it occupies.
Ukraine’s nuclear power plants caught in the crossfire of war with Russia

Ukraine’s nuclear power plants caught in the crossfire of war with Russia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered fears of another nuclear power disaster in the region, 36 years after the world’s largest nuclear accident. 
IAEA finds normal radioactivity at Chernobyl on disaster’s anniversary

IAEA finds normal radioactivity at Chernobyl on disaster’s anniversary

But in a sign of the nuclear risks of the war in Ukraine, two low-flying missiles that came from the Black Sea flew over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power complex.
Nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine illustrates perils of war

Nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine illustrates perils of war

At a major plant in northwestern Ukraine, officials fear that "an international disaster is just one mistake away."
Combat at nuclear plant adds radioactive dangers to Russian invasion
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Combat at nuclear plant adds radioactive dangers to Russian invasion

While Zaporizhzhia appeared secure on Friday, Russia’s seizure of the vast energy production site and potential targeting of another nuclear plant created risks of an accident.
After fire, Russian troops seize Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

After fire, Russian troops seize Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Security camera footage showed a building ablaze inside the complex amid fighting. The fire was later extinguished. A Ukrainian agency said that Russian forces had taken control of the site.
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