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Ukraine’s atomic energy ministry on Sunday says power has been restored to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.GLEB GARANICH/Reuters

Ukraine’s atomic energy ministry on Sunday said power had been restored to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which meant cooling systems would operate normally and not have to use backup power.

The ministry made the announcement in an online post. Ukraine had earlier warned of an increased risk of a radiation leak if a high-voltage power line to the plant were not repaired. It had been damaged in fighting.

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