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Ukraine and Russia again accuse each other of firing on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

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Limit your presence on the streets of Energodar! We have received information about new provocations by the Russian occupierssaid on Telegram the Ukrainian nuclear agency Energoatom, which republished the message of a local leader of Energodar – city where the plant is located – who remained loyal to kyiv.

According to the testimonies of the inhabitants, bombardments are again in progress in the direction of the nuclear power plant of Zaporizhia […]. The interval between the start and the arrival of shots is three to five secondsadds the message.

At the end of the day, Ukrainian military intelligence claimed that the occupants [russes] bomb the nuclear power plant […] from the village of Vodiané, located in the immediate vicinity, on the right bank of the Dnieperthe river that separates the areas in the hands of the Russians from those controlled by the Ukrainian authorities.

One of the strikes damaged a pumping unit and another led to the partial destruction of the fire department responsible for the safety of the nuclear power plantaccording to a military intelligence statement which also accuses the Russian forces of prepare provocations under the Ukrainian flag.

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The Russian army version

For their part, the occupation authorities installed by Russia in the areas it occupies in the Zaporizhia region have unsurprisingly accused the Ukrainian forces of being at the origin of these firings.

Energodar and the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant are again under fire from militants [du président ukrainien Volodymyr] Zelenskysaid on Telegram a member of the pro-Russian military and civil administration, Vladimir Rogov.

The projectiles fell in areas located on the banks of the Dnieper and in the power planthe said without reporting casualties or damage.

In his daily address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denounced a russian blackmail around the nuclear site.

Occupiers are trying to intimidate people in extremely cynical ways by using Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, president says who claims Russian forces are ‘hiding’ behind the plant to bomb Ukrainian-held towns of Nikopol and Marganets .

Every day spent by the Russian contingent on the territory of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant and neighboring regions increases the nuclear threat to Europehe warned, calling for new sanctions against Russia in order to block the Russian nuclear industry.

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He added that officials of the blackmail should be tried in an international court.

The bombings continue

Several bombings of which the two parties mutually accuse each other have targeted the Zaporizhia power plant since last week, raising fears of a nuclear disaster and prompting a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday.

The first strikes, which occurred on August 5, notably hit a high-voltage power line transformer, which led to the automatic shutdown of reactor No. 3 of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant and the start-up of its generators. rescue.

The latest strikes, which occurred on Thursday, damaged a pumping station and sensors for measuring radioactivity.

The Ukrainian authorities, supported by their Western allies, are calling for the demilitarization of the area and the withdrawal of Russian troops who have occupied the site since March, Volodymyr Zelensky denouncing the Russian nuclear blackmail.

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