Ukraine, Russia blame each other for shelling of nuclear plant

11/8/2022 6:33:00 PM

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for shelling of nuclear plant

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for shelling of nuclear plant

Ukraine and Russia-installed local officials blamed each other for a renewed shelling of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power complex in southern Ukraine on Thursday (Aug 11). UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Thursday for an immediate end to military activity near the plant, the largest in Europe,

LinkedIn Ukraine and Russia-installed local officials blamed each other for a renewed shelling of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power complex in southern Ukraine on Thursday (Aug 11).LinkedIn KYIV: Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday (Aug 10) of exploiting its capture of a nuclear power plant to fire rockets at a nearby town in an attack that killed at least 13 people and wounded many others.Copy to clipboard https://str.Read now Please verify your e-mail to read this subscriber-only article in full The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Thursday for an immediate end to military activity near the plant, the largest in Europe, which Russia seized in March.Ukraine's Energoatom said the plant's area was struck five times on Thursday, including near the site where radioactive materials are stored, but nobody were injured and radiation levels remained normal.Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of imperilling the plant, Europe's largest nuclear complex, with attacks nearby.Meanwhile, the Russian-installed local officials said Ukraine shelled the plant for the second time in one day, disrupting the shift changeover of power plant workers."The armed forces of Ukraine, our intelligence and our law enforcement agencies will not leave today's Russian shelling of Dnipropetrovsk region unanswered," Zelensky said, in a late night video address.Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Russian-installed regional administration, also wrote on Telegram that at least three strikes were near the radioactive isotope storage facility.There are no indications that their demand will sway Moscow, which on Wednesday received powerful endorsement from China of its rationale for the Feb 24 invasion of Ukraine.Reuters could not independently verify the reports of either side.99/month for the first 3 months.

Related: UN's nuclear watchdog chief condemns shelling at Zaporizhzhia plant The Zaporizhzhia plant area was also hit by shelling last weekend, with side trading blame."As the initiator and main instigator of the Ukrainian crisis, Washington, while imposing unprecedented comprehensive sanctions on Russia, continues to supply arms and military equipment to Ukraine," Zhang was quoted as saying."This is what everyone who defends our state and helps Ukraine should think about - how to inflict the greatest possible losses on the occupiers in order to shorten the war.The plant was captured by Russian forces in the opening stages of the war following Russia's Feb 24 invasion but it is still run by its Ukrainian technicians.Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called on Thursday for the International Atomic Energy Agency to send a mission to the plant to assess the safety situation as soon as possible." Beijing is also involved in a standoff with the United States over Taiwan: China has been conducting huge military drills around the self-ruled island it claims as its own since the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Russia has not commented on the Ukrainian allegations of an attack on Marhanets and Reuters could not independently verify Kyiv's version.The Vienna-based UN nuclear watchdog has previously condemned the shelling of the plant, warning that it could cause a nuclear disaster.An area damaged by shelling in Marhanets, in Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region.Source: Reuters/nh.Ukraine and the West accuse Moscow of waging an unprovoked imperial-style war of aggression.

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Jesus, is it really a mystery? Putin lies about everything - it was obviously Putin. WhO cOuLd It HaVe BeEn? F'n 'both sides' media. Maybe fault on the side of the NON-FASCIST country which DIDN'T invade another country recently? Hmmm?

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