Ukraine's president says Russian forces are attempting to seize control of Chernobyl nuclear power plant

Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine

© APA | Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine's president

# 24 February 2022 21:20 (UTC +04:00)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted that Russian forces are attempting to seize control of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, APA reports citing CNN.

“Russian occupation forces are trying to seize the Chernobyl [Nuclear Power Plant]. Our defenders are sacrificing their lives so that the tragedy of 1986 will not be repeated,” Zelensky tweeted.

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