Russia abducts head of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, operator says – POLITICO

Russian forces have abducted the head of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Ukrainian operator Energoatom said on Saturday. Ihor Murashov, director general of the power plant, was arrested by Russian patrols on his way from the facility to a nearby town on Friday afternoon, according to Energoatom, a state enterprise operating all four nuclear power … Read more

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant reconnected to Ukraine electricity grid – POLITICO

The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine has been reconnected to the national electricity grid after engineers repaired one of the four main external power lines damaged during the Russian invasion of the country, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Saturday. The nuclear facility’s “power status has improved over the past week,” … Read more

Scholz tells Putin to withdraw as Germany faces calls to send Ukraine tanks – POLITICO

BERLIN — Olaf Scholz urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to completely withdraw his troops from Ukraine during a call Tuesday, as the German chancellor faces growing pressure at home to give more military aid to Kyiv. A German government readout from the 90-minute call said that given “the seriousness of the military situation and the … Read more

UN nuclear watchdog calls for security zone around Zaporizhzhia – POLITICO

The International Atomic Energy Agency on Tuesday called for the creation of a nuclear safety and security protection zone around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, saying it is “still gravely concerned” about the situation at the facility. A team of experts led by agency chief Rafael Mariano Grossi traveled to the plant last week, with the … Read more

Gazprom prepares to cut off supplies to Engie as payment row escalates • FRANCE 24 English – FRANCE 24 English

Gazprom prepares to cut off supplies to Engie as payment row escalates • FRANCE 24 EnglishFRANCE 24 English Russia Gas Flows Set to Resume on Nord Stream After WorksBloomberg As Russia turns off the gas, can Germany and its EU neighbors stay warm this winter?CBS News Russia’s Novak: we assume Nord Steam 1 maintenance lasts … Read more

Boris Johnson pledges massive expansion of nuclear power in final act as Prime Minister

The expected confirmation of approval for a significant stake in Sizewell C is designed to send a signal to investors that the Government is serious in its intent to build a new generation of nuclear power stations. On Wednesday night, sources said negotiations were still ongoing with French state-owned EDF, the developer of Sizewell C. … Read more

New Russia gas halt tightens energy screws on Europe • FRANCE 24 English – FRANCE 24 English

New Russia gas halt tightens energy screws on Europe • FRANCE 24 EnglishFRANCE 24 English Russia Halts Natural Gas Flows to Germany AgainThe New York Times No gas supply though Nord Stream 1 pipeline, EU chief calls out Russia for ‘manipulation’ | WIONWION Russia’s Gazprom to completely halt gas supplies to France’s EngieCNN Nord Stream … Read more

Nuclear power stations could be fast-tracked to help solve the energy crisis

The Prime Minister is expected to make a speech about energy security on Thursday. Last year, 38 per cent of the UK’s overall energy supply was imported from abroad. Mr Johnson hopes he can give the go-ahead for the new Sizewell C nuclear power station before he leaves office next Tuesday. The plan is understood … Read more

Nuclear power stations could be fast-tracked to help solve the energy crisis

The Prime Minister is expected to make a speech about energy security on Thursday. Last year, 38 per cent of the UK’s overall energy supply was imported from abroad. Mr Johnson hopes he can give the go-ahead for the new Sizewell C nuclear power station before he leaves office next Tuesday. The plan is understood … Read more

Live: Gazprom to suspend gas supplies to France’s main provider from Thursday • FRANCE 24 English – FRANCE 24 English

Live: Gazprom to suspend gas supplies to France’s main provider from Thursday • FRANCE 24 EnglishFRANCE 24 English Russia Halts Natural Gas Flows to Germany AgainThe New York Times No gas supply though Nord Stream 1 pipeline, EU chief calls out Russia for ‘manipulation’ | WIONWION Russia’s Gazprom to completely halt gas supplies to France’s … Read more