Ukraine risks repeating Chernobyl disaster, Russia warns, as Kiev claims Russia bombed itself

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Aug, 2022 via thefreeonline

Moscow and Kiev have accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Ukraine nuclear power plant explosion could trigger ‘end for Europe …

Russia has urged the UN and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to make Ukraine stop the “shelling” of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ukrainian officials earlier accused Russia of using the plant as a “shield” for its soldiers.

Moscow accused Ukrainian troops of firing artillery shells at the Zaporozhskaya Nuclear Power Plant in the country’s southern Zaporozhye Region on Friday.

Russian troops at the nuclear station in the Zaporizhzhia region.

The plant was seized by Russian forces in late February, when Moscow launched its military campaign in the neighboring country. The facility continues to operate with Ukrainian staff under Russian control.

Kyiv controls the northern bank of the Dnipro, opposite the…

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