Russia Captures, Ukraine’s Nuclear Complex

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Russian troops have taken control of the Ukrainian  Zaporizhzhia nuclear  complex.  

Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex is the largest nuclear plant in Europe and fifth largest in the world.

  • The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant has an installed capacity of 6,000MW. 

  • It provides one-fifth of Ukraine's electricity needs.  

  • Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex is in southeastern Ukraine near the city of Enerhodar.

  • Russia has already captured the Chernobyl nuclear plant of Ukraine , which was the site of a major nuclear accident in 1986.

Important for Exam 

  • The largest Nuclear Power plant in the world is  Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Japan with an installed capacity of 7,965MW.

  • India’s largest nuclear power plant is at Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu with an installed capacity of 2000 MW and additional 2000 MW is under construction . It is being built with the help of Russia .

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