Russian occupiers of Europe’s largest nuclear plant are preparing to redict electricity production using aging technology. The move has been criticized by UN officials, with the IAEA issuing grave warnings over the potential risks of Russia’s actions. The worries have been compounded over the past week by intensified shelling around Zaporizhzhya. A Russian envoy to the United Nations says Moscow has requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on August 11 to discuss issues concerning the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which its troops seized early in the five-month-old invasion of Ukraine. First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyanskiy also confirmed on August 10 that Russia wanted the head of the UN’s atomic energy agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, to brief attendees at the meeting. It would follow increasingly urgent international safety concerns and with the Russian occupiers reportedly preparing to redirect its electricity production in a dangerous […]