Ukraine warns of Chernobyl radiation risk after power connection was severed | Daily Mail Online

Chernobyl could be 48 HOURS from leaking radiation, Ukraine warns, after power is cut off, making it impossible to cool spent nuclear fuel

It has not been possible to make repairs at the plant since, and the plant is currently running on emergency back-up generators that are powered by diesel.

Ukraine warns of Chernobyl radiation risk after power connection was severed | Daily Mail Online

Who cut the power? One story is that extreme right wing Ukranian Nationalists cut the power cable today.. This story blames the Russians doing it a week ago, but that makes no sense, since the diesel generators only have fuel for 48 hours, and no more.