Russian shelling of Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant ‘Risk’ for Europe, says Zelensky

Russian forces fired twice at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Oblast on Aug. 5, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the government-run nuclear company said. Ukraine’s state nuclear power plant, Energoatom, said on Aug. 5 that Russian forces had twice attacked the nuclear power plant, damaging key buildings and raising the risk of hydrogen leaks. Zelensky called the shelling an “act of terror” and called for increased sanctions against Moscow in a video posted to his Facebook page. Credit: Volodymyr Zelensky via Storyful

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