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A Nuclear Power Plant on Ukraine’s Front Lines

A Nuclear Power Plant on Ukraine’s Front Lines

Update: 2022-09-077
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A counteroffensive by Ukrainian forces to try to drive Russian troops out of southern Ukraine has placed the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the biggest in Europe, directly in the path of the fighting.

As the world scrambles to prevent a catastrophe, the plant’s workers find themselves in a dangerously precarious position.

Guest: Marc Santora, an international news editor for The New York Times, currently based in Kyiv. 

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A Nuclear Power Plant on Ukraine’s Front Lines

A Nuclear Power Plant on Ukraine’s Front Lines

The New York Times