Ukraine Planned to Use UN-Appointed International Nuclear Experts as a Tool for Blackmail

Thursday, 8 September 2022 —  Internationalist 360°

Scott Ritter

The IAEA report doesn’t name the perpetrators of attacks on Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant, but the mission itself left Kiev frustrated.

If at first you don’t succeed, then try, try again. This seems to be the mantra of the Ukrainian government as it seeks to blackmail the international community into helping it evict Russia from the territory encompassing Europe’s largest Nuclear Power Plant.

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Watch: NUCLEAR BUSINESS – monetary background of Ukrainian provocations at Zaporozhye NPP

Sunday, 4 September, 2022 — Youtube

A few hours before the start of the SMO, Kiev and Chisinau decided to disconnect the power systems of their countries from Russia and Belarus “in test mode”, without having connected it back to this day. Already on March 16, there are reports that Ukraine and Moldova have become part of the energy system of continental Europe.

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The Ukrainian ‘Counteroffensive’ Was Destined To Fail – Today It Did So

Saturday, 3 September, 2022 — Moon of Alabama

On August 24 the British prime minister Boris Johnson visited Kiev:

In comments made next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Mariyinsky Palace, Johnson said Ukraine “can and will win this war.”

Johnson’s visit was the start signal for the long announced Ukrainian ‘counteroffensive’ towards Kherson.

In early April Johnson had called on and visited Kiev to stop well developed peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine:
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Physical integrity of Zaporozhye nuclear plant ‘violated several times’ – IAEA chief

Friday, 2 September, 2022 — RT (The source may or may not be available due to erratic Western censorship)

UN’s nuclear watchdog has no way of saying if damage was accidental or deliberate, Rafael Grossi says

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has confirmed that damage had been done to the Russian-held Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in Ukraine, but refrained from naming the guilty party.

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Evidence of Ukrainian Shelling of Zaporozhye Provided to UN

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 — Internationalist 360°

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC briefing regarding the attacks of Ukrainian armed forces on the Zaporozhye NPP

Mr. President,

I thank Under-Secretary-General R.DiCarlo for her briefing. In the context of the briefing I would like to point out that we’ve heard her words that the electricity of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant belongs to Ukraine. I would like to draw attention to the fact that we have not heard such words from the representatives of the UN Secretariat regarding the frozen Russian financial assets or the Syrian oil, which were stolen by the US authorities, who illegally occupied part of the Syrian territory.

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Ukraine: Why Inspectors Can’t Reach the Zaporozhye Nuclear Plant

Monday, 15 August 2022 —  Internationalist 360°

The UN doesn’t want IAEA monitors to confirm Kiev was shelling the power plant, says local administration

Members of the UN are blocking a visit by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (ZNPP) so they can avoid confirming Kiev shelled the Russian-controlled facility, local official Vladimir Rogov told RT in an interview on Monday.

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Kiev Tacitly Admitted to Waging Nuclear Terrorism Against Europe

Monday, 15 August 2022 — Internationalist 360°

Andrew Korybko

The only possible explanation for this shocking stance is that the West has become so desperate to stop Russia’s slow but steady advance throughout the latest phase of the Ukrainian Conflict that its ideologically driven elite are literally willing to sacrifice their own people’s lives and that of future generations in a last-ditch gamble to bring that about. Their citizens, meanwhile, obviously don’t approve of this but are powerless to shape the course of events.

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Various Points On Ukraine And Media

Monday, 15 August 2022 — Moon of Alabama

Let me start today’s write up out with two reading recommendations.

Lambert Strether and Yves Smith at Naked Capitalism discuss a piece on the Russian operation in Ukraine that had been printed in the Marine Corps Gazette and of which facsimile pictures were published two weeks ago on Twitter and later in full at Reddit and by Southfront.
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