Ukraine: ‘Moscow launches attacks from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant’
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Ukraine: ‘Moscow launches attacks from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant’

The site would also be used for the storage of weapons, including missiles

Russia uses the largest nuclear power plant in Europe – that of Zaporizhzhia, in south-eastern Ukraine – as a base for the storage of weapons, including “missile systems”, and to bomb the surrounding areas of the country. Pedro Kotin, head of the Ukrainian nuclear agency Energoatom, in a television interview.Located on the Dnipro River, the plant has been under Russian control since the first weeks of the invasion, although it is still run by Ukrainian personnel.

Located on the Dnipro River, the plant has been under Russian control since the first weeks of the invasion, although it is still run by Ukrainian personnel.

The situation at the Zaporizhzhia plant, where about 500 Russian soldiers control the plant, is “extremely tense,” Kotin added.

“The occupiers – he explained – bring their equipment there, including missile systems, from which they are already bombing the other bank of the Dnipro river and the territory of
Nikopol “. The Russians” physically control the perimeter (of the plant). The occupants’ equipment and their trucks with weapons and explosives remain in the area of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant “, she specified, stressing that” the pressure on the occupants to leave the plant is insufficient”.

On the other hand, the governor of the eastern region of Sumy, Dmytro Zhyvytsky, said that one person died and three others were injured due to of bombing by Russian forces on residential areas in the area, according to reports from the Kyiv Independent.