Ukrainian authorities have reported that Russian forces have taken control of the area where the Chernobyl nuclear waste dump is located. Russian troops got there after crossing the border Belarus s with the UkraineThe.
Information from the advisor to the presidency UkraineMykhailo Podolyak.
“It is impossible to say that the Chernobyl plant is safe after this senseless attack by the Russians,” he said.
According to the consultant, this is one of the most serious threats in Europe today.
Earlier, the adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, Anton Gorashchenko, said that “the occupier’s forces entered the Chernobyl power plant area in order to Belarus“. There was fighting between Ukrainians and Russians throughout the region.
See below for a video of the battle between Ukrainians and Russians over Chernobyl.
Ukraine says the Russians are trying to take over the Chernobyl nuclear plant
“People of the National Guard who protect the depot are putting up stubborn resistance,” Gorashchenko said on Telegram before the victory of the Russians.
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President UkraineVolodymyr Zelensky asserted that Russian forces tried to prevent Russian forces from seizing the former nuclear plant.
One of the reactors exploded in April 1986. Nuclear emissions from the accident were equivalent to those of 400 bombs like those dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, at the end of World War II. At that time, 30 people were killed.
The area around the former power plant is not habitable and is known as the exclusion zone.
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He said that his country’s armed forces do not participate in the clashes.
Belarusian airspace was closed to civil aviation.
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