March 4, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Negotiators from Russia and Ukraine have held a second round of talks. Ukraine’s Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said, “The parties have reached an understanding about the joint provision of humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians.” The head of the Russian Delegation Vladimir Medinsky said, “The positions of both sides are clear. They are written point by point. We managed to find common ground on some of them.”
2.Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says a fire has broken out on the premises of a nuclear power plant in the country’s southeast following Russian military attacks. Kuleba tweeted on Friday that the Russian army was firing from all sides at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in the city of Enerhodar.
3.The International Atomic Energy Agency tweeted early on Friday that regulators in Ukraine have told the agency that no change has been reported in radiation levels at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine.