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23 August 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News

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  • Update 93 - IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine IAEA 23 Aug 2022 -- Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that renewed shelling in recent days caused additional damage in the area of the country's Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), once again highlighting the serious nuclear safety and security risks facing the facility and underlining the urgent need for an IAEA expert mission to go there, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today.
  • Ukraine: Urgent agreement needed to end fighting around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant UN News 23 Aug 2022 -- Agreement is urgently needed to reestablish the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine as purely civilian infrastructure and prevent a potentially "catastrophic" disaster amid the ongoing conflict, UN political affairs chief Rosemary DiCarlo told the Security Council on Tuesday.
  • Ukraine prisoner of war trials in Mariupol could be a war crime: OHCHR UN News 23 Aug 2022 -- The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) expressed concern on Tuesday after photos and videos released on social media appeared to show metal cages being built in the philharmonic hall in the devastated Ukrainian city of Mariupol, apparently to house prisoners of war (POWs) during an upcoming "show trial".
  • Russian Prosecution of Ukrainian POWs Could Be War Crime VOA 23 Aug 2022 -- The U.N. human rights office says Russia and its armed allies in Ukraine's Donetsk region are planning to put Ukrainian prisoners of war on trial, which could amount to a war crime.

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