Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

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The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station (Ukrainian: Запорізька АЕС, romanizedZaporizʹka AES[1]) in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine, is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe and among the 10 largest in the world. It was built by the Soviet Union in southeastern Ukraine near the city of Enerhodar.

On 4 March 2022, both plants were captured by Russian forces during the Battle of Zaporizhzhia of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.[2][3] On 29 August 2022, IAEA has decided to send special team into the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plants, in order to protect safety and security of the power plant.[4]

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  1. "Google Translate". translate.google.com. Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  2. "На підступах до Запорізької АЕС — бої, є постраждалі" [On the approaches to the Zaporozhye NPP – fighting, there are victims]. Українська правда (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 4 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  3. Brumfiel, Geoff (3 March 2022). "A contested Ukrainian nuclear plant is under attack by Russian forces". NPR. Archived from the original on 4 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2022.
  4. Ukraine war: UN team leaves for Zaporizhzhia Power Plant