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Russian troops seize control of Zaporizhzhya plant


Screen capture from a video showing Zaporizhzhia’s nuclear power station during an incident that resulted in a major fire at the plant. This was on March 4, 2022, after clashes with Zaporizhzhia (Ukraine).

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According to Ukraine’s nuclear agency. This was just a few hours after Russian bombing had set the building on fire at the plant.

As Europe awakened to the news about Zaporizhzhya’s attack on its largest nuclear facility in Europe, the assault received widespread condemnation.

Officials say that the fire has been outlawed by the emergency services, and radiation levels remain normal.

In the southwest of Ukraine is the Zaporizhzhya Complex, which houses six out of Ukraine’s nuclear power reactors. They produce approximately half the country’s electricity.

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine saidThe Zaporizhzhia facility personnel were checking the power unit condition to make sure they can operate safely. According to the agency, there is no current information about whether injuries or casualties were suffered in the shelling.

This is Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine enters its ninth dayThere have been conflicting reports on which side is in control of Kherson, the strategic Black Sea port.

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