29 Dec '14, 4am

Ukraine nuke plant unit taken offline

Related Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners after latest talks break down Talks on Ukraine settlement break down Russia blames NATO for Ukraine abandoning nonaligned status Ukraine abandons nonaligned status, could seek NATO status Ukraine's rebel university goes Russian Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge MOSCOW — One unit of Ukraine's Zaporozhiya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, has been taken offline because of generator problems. State nuclear power company Energoatom says the unit was disconnected from the electricity net early Sunday to prevent internal damage to the generator. It did not give further details, but said radiation in the area is within acceptable limits. It is the second time this month that a unit at the plant has been taken out of service. The earlier unit, different from the one a...

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