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12 March 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News

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  • Update 19 - IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine IAEA 12 Mar 2022 -- Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today that Russia was planning to take full and permanent control of the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) under the management of the state firm Rosatom, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. This was later denied by the Russian Federation.

Foreign Reactions

  • Italy Seizes Super Yacht Owned By Russian Oligarch Melnichenko RFE/RL 12 Mar 2022 -- Italian authorities have seized a super yacht owned by a Russian billionaire placed on an EU sanctions list following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
  • China urges hard evidence from US to clarify bio weapons suspicion in Ukraine Global Times 12 Mar 2022 -- As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues to unfold, the Russian government claimed that its forces found the US is using laboratories in Ukraine to develop biological weapons, but the US denied such claims and accused Russia of spreading "disinformation." During a UN Security Council meeting on this issue on Friday, China urged the US to be transparent and provide hard evidence to clarify itself, after US blamed China of "spreading disinformation."
  • China's first batch of humanitarian aid arrives in Ukraine Global Times 12 Mar 2022 -- China's first batch of humanitarian assistance to Ukraine has arrived in the western Ukrainian city Chernivtsi. The second batch is expected to depart from Beijing on Sat and arrive in Ukraine on Mon.
  • Asus mum after asked by Ukrainian minister to cut ties with Russia CNA 12 Mar 2022 -- Taiwanese electronics company Asustek Computer (Asus) has chosen not to respond for the moment to an appeal by Ukraine's minister of digital transformation to stop doing business with Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine.

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