the city of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant bombed


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10:01 p.m. : Russia’s representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, reacts to the publication of the IAEA report (which is a UN agency) on the safety of nuclear power plants in Ukraine, which warns of the dangers in Zaporizhia . « We regret that in your report (…) the source of these bombings is not directly named », he laments, implying that it is Ukraine. kyiv and Moscow accuse each other of being the authors of the strikes which endanger the site.

9:00 p.m. : The White House responds to the Kremlin, which assures that international sanctions are responsible for stopping the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, preventing its maintenance. This is « obviously wrong »Russia « chose to [le] close », replies a spokesman for the American National Security Council. He further assures that « Europe’s gas reserves will be full for the winter »with the help of the United States.

8:43 p.m. : The city of Enerhodar, where the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant is located, is bombed this evening by Russia, says the mayor in exile, Dmytro Orlov, on Telegram. Officials installed by Russia in the region claim that Ukraine is responsible. These explosions come hours after the IAEA called for a safety zone around the plant.

8:06 p.m. : Let’s take stock of this Tuesday’s news:

• The red alert was lifted in Hérault and Gard after a major storm at the end of the afternoon. Other storms are to be feared, as in 25 other departments ranging from the Massif Central to the Grand Est.

• In a long-awaited report after its on-site visit, the IAEA calls for the establishment of a « safety zone » at the Zaporijjia power plant.

• It’s official, Liz Truss is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after her meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral, Scotland.

• Paris Saint-Germain begin their journey in the Champions League by receiving the Italians from Juventus, at 21:00. A match that you can watch live.

7:44 p.m. : Authorities installed by Moscow in Berdiansk, a port in southeastern Ukraine occupied by Russia, announce that the head of this new local administration has been killed « in the explosion of his car » this morning. They accuse « Ukrainian terrorists » for planting the bomb.

7:42 p.m. : Russia « approached North Korea to ask for ammunition », says General Pat Ryder, a spokesman for the Pentagon, the US Department of Defense. Anonymously, an American official asserts that they are rockets and artillery shells. Moscow has not commented on this accusation. For Pat Ryder, the fact that Russia appeals for help from Pyongyang illustrates the difficulties of its army « in terms of logistics and supplies ».

6:06 p.m. : It is 6 p.m., here is the point on the news:

• Red alert in Hérault and Gard. A stationary thunderstorm caused heavy rainfall in these two departments. Follow France 3 Occitanie live.

• In a long-awaited report after its on-site visit, the IAEA calls for the establishment of a « safety zone » at the Zaporijjia power plant.

• It’s official, Liz Truss is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after her meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral, Scotland.

• Christophe Galtier’s ironic reaction to PSG’s air travel sparks strong political reactions. “I think it is important that they realize what world we are in, that they realize that there is a climate crisis which is no longer a hypothesis for tomorrow but which is a reality now”, said the Prime Minister about the footballers.

4:35 p.m. : “The current situation is untenable”writes the International Atomic Energy Agency in this 52-page text. “It is urgent to take provisional measures”she continues, advocating « the establishment of a nuclear security and protection zone ». The plant has been occupied for several months by Russian forces.

4:27 p.m. : In a long-awaited report after its on-site visit, the IAEA calls for the establishment of a « safe zone » at the Zaporizhia power plant.

1:55 p.m. : Russia earned 158 billion euros in revenue from fossil fuel exports in the first six months of the war in Ukraine. This is the main finding made by experts from the Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) in a report published today.

11:22 : In recent months, Ben Stiller and Sean Pean had shown their support for Ukraine by meeting Volodymyr Zelensky in kyiv.

(UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP)

11:26 : Director Sean Penn and actor Ben Stiller are now personæ non gratæ in Russia. Moscow announced yesterday to prohibit entry into its territory to 25 Americans, including cultural personalities. This decision was made “in response to increasingly broad sanctions by the Joe Biden administration against Russian citizens”justified the Russian Foreign Ministry.

09:54 : The IAEA today issued its inspection report on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which the Russians and the Ukrainians mutually accuse each other of bombing. We explain why it is difficult to determine who is targeting the site.

The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, April 27, 2022 (ED JONES / AFP)

(ED JONES/AFP)

09:49 : At 9:05 am, here is a new point on the news of the morning:

« This is it folks! » Boris Johnson gave a farewell speech outside 10 Downing Street. He will now go to the residence of Balmoral (Scotland), where the queen is, for the transfer of power with the new Prime Minister Liz Truss. Follow our live.

Christophe Galtier’s ironic reaction to PSG’s air travel sparks strong political reactions. “We all need to take global warming seriously”Judge this morning the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire.

Seventeen departments, mainly in the center-east, have been placed on orange vigilance for thunderstorms. Gard and Hérault are also affected by an alert for the risk of rain and flooding.

It is today that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to report on the situation of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporijjia. Follow our live.

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