The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in Energodar. Archive photo
Russia circulated among the members of the UN Security Council a presentation of the Ministry of defense of the shelling by the Ukrainian army of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant on August 25.
This was the Russian permanent mission said on Twitter.”The radiation level in the reactors is controlled and remains in the normal range,” — said in the publication.
The twenty-fifth of August, the Russian defense Ministry reported that the Ukrainian heavy artillery throughout the day, seven times fired at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar. Russian troops return fire suppressed the enemy.
Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is located on the left Bank of the Dnieper near the Enerhodar. It is the largest by number of units and installed capacity of nuclear power plants in Europe. Since March she is under the protection of the Russian military. As pointed out in the Russian foreign Ministry, it is necessary to prevent leakage of nuclear and radioactive materials. The Ukrainian military continue to regularly fire Energodar, surrounding villages and adjacent to the city the territory of the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
It is expected that in the coming days, the station will be visited by the IAEA inspectors, headed by the head of the organization, Rafael Grossi.