Ukraine Accuses Russia of Hindering Access to Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Ukrainian officials are accusing Russia of obstructing the International Atomic Energy Agency mission to inspect the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, which investigators visited on Thursday for the first time since the war began.

Ukraine’s state nuclear-energy company Energoatom wrote on the Telegram social-media platform on Friday that Russian forces, who have occupied the nuclear plant since the early days of the war, blocked foreign journalists from observing the visit, limited the workers at the plant who could speak to investigators and jammed internet in the nearby town of Enerhodar to prevent transmission of photos and videos from the facility.

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