Enerhodar, UKRAINE – Vladimir Putin’s Russian forces began shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Zaporizhzhya early Friday morning.
“We demand that they stop the heavy weapons fire,” a spokesperson for the plant, Andriy Tuz said on Telegram, as translated by the Associated Press. “There is a real threat of nuclear danger in the biggest atomic energy station in Europe.”
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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Plant spokesman says Russian troops have begun shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power station in Ukraine.
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On Thursday, the mayor of Enerhodar Dmytro Orlov wrote on Facebook: “We conveyed the position of our city and its residents that the ZNPP is under reliable protection, that its workers and residents of Enerhodar are under Ukrainian flags. All municipal services are working in emergency mode. Nobody is going to surrender the city. People are determined.”
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