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The experts traveling to the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant are "completely at the mercy of the Russian side", says Stuk's expert

Olli Heinonen, the former head of the IAEA's Nuclear Weapons Control, tells HS from New York that he considers the experts' travel project very important. He hopes that the IAEA would succeed in creating a working connection with Russian entities as well, so that a permanent framework could be found for monitoring the situation and influencing it.

"The most important thing is that this will not be the only visit and that this will be an opening," says Heinonen, who currently works as an expert at the Stimson Center think tank in the United States.

According to Heinonen, the Zaporižžja plant will need a variety of support in the future, such as spare parts and "consumables", which are required for the safe operation of the nuclear power plant. It may be that the help in question would be offered from Western countries.

"For example, radiation monitoring devices. The power plant uses many kinds of chemicals, which are used to regulate, for example, the quality of reactor waters. There are certainly needs related to electronics. Sometimes there are problems with the software", Heinonen lists and estimates that there is a shortage of many materials.

As I stated at the start of this hot war, once peace ☮️ talks failed, there is no way back. Day after day, week after week, casualties and deaths mount to unprecedented levels. No one is willing or able to walk back to the February stalemate. In war there are no winners, just losers and years, decades of deep hate. The American way of driving division to create chaos and reap the profits ... war racketeering.

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