Russia turned a nuclear power plant into a military base

Russia turned a nuclear power plant into a military base

Petro Kotin, head of Ukraine's Enaroatom nuclear power plant, said Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant have turned the facility into a military base. However, Kyiv demanded the establishment of a "demilitarized zone" around the facility to protect it.

Petro Kotin claimed that at least 500 Russian soldiers are stationed at the nuclear facility. They also captured the area and used rocket launchers. 

Because no one in Ukraine does anything in this area. They don't damage their infrastructure or kill their own people. According to reports, the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant has been occupied by Russian forces since the beginning of March last year. But Ukrainian technicians still work there.

Ukraine and Russia recently attacked each other near power plants. They blame each other for it. A person associated with Power Plant said the bombing injured two of his people and damaged three radioactive sensors at the power plant.


Russian news agency TASS reported on Sunday (August 7) ​​that a bomb fell 400 meters from the working reactor of the nuclear power plant. The administration building was damaged.

A related statement by the Russian military said the Ukrainian military had hit the nuclear facility with cluster bombs. On the same day, Ukraine accused Russia of attacking Zaporizhia. 

Enaroatom's boss, Petro Kotin, has said that what needs to be done now is to clear the facility of the occupying forces and set up a demilitarized zone there.

In a statement, he warned that the (Russian military) presence in the region would pose the greatest threat in the coming days. There is a nature. 

The United Nations has since warned of the possibility of a nuclear catastrophe. UN Secretary-General António Guterres said any attack on a nuclear power plant would be an "act of suicide". He urged UN inspectors to enter Zaporizhia.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Rafael Grossi said in a statement that he was deeply concerned about a military attack on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine.

The attack left Ukraine in extreme danger of a nuclear disaster. Serious accidents can occur at any time. This bombing threatens a nuclear disaster. A bullet hits high voltage power lines. Operators were forced to shut down the reactor when a radioactive leak was discovered.

Zaporizhia is Europe's largest nuclear power plant. This is he one of the ten largest nuclear power plants in the world. At the beginning of military operations in Ukraine, the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was seized by Russian forces. 

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that any attack on a nuclear power plant would be suicidal.


At the same time, he requested access by international investigators to the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine.

Zaporizhia, Europe's largest nuclear power plant, was attacked this week. Part of the power plant was badly damaged. However, Moscow and Kyiv blame each other for the attack.

Shortly after the attacks, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expressed concern that Ukraine was at extreme risk of a nuclear disaster.

The next day, the UN Secretary-General said the risk of nuclear conflict had returned for the first time in decades. He voiced these concerns in Japan, which marked his 77th anniversary from the world's first atomic bomb attack. 

He also said, "Any attack on a nuclear power plant is an act of suicide. I hope such attacks will stop. I also expect the IAEA to join us. We fully support the organization's efforts to bring back.

The UN Secretary-General also called on the nuclear-weapon states to pledge not to use nuclear weapons. Meanwhile, Turkey reported two more grain ships left Ukrainian ports on Monday. 

Before her hours on Sunday, four grain ships left her two ports. A total of 10 ships have left Ukraine so far, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry.

Meanwhile, Amnesty International apologized for a published report denouncing Ukraine, which said the presence of Ukrainian troops in residential areas amid Russian aggression put civilians at risk. 

It states that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky strongly condemned the report. As a result, the head of the organization's Ukrainian branch, Oksana Pokarchuk, resigned.

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