Fears grow over fighting near nuclear power plant in Ukraine conflict

Russian rockets and artillery strikes hit areas across a river from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraineofficials said on Sunday, heightening fears of radioactive leaks and possible catastrophe. Zaporizhzhia, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, was captured by Moscow shortly after the war started six months ago. Russia also holds adjacent territory along the left … Read more

Ukraine destroys Russian supply bridges, 20% of ground forces

Ukrainian troops blew up two main bridges that Russian troops used to access occupied territory, as the country’s top soldier said on Saturday that a fifth of invading ground forces had been ‘destroyed’ as the conflict approaching its sixth month. The Antonivsy road bridge and the Kherson railway bridge over the Dnipro River were heavily … Read more

The Ukrainian nuclear power plant faces a “grave hour”, warns the UN

Ukraine’s biggest nuclear power plant could be on the brink of an ‘unacceptable’ radiation leak amid ‘very alarming’ military activity, the UN nuclear chief warned this week – as he called for an end to attacks on the facility. Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, on Thursday urged Russia and Ukraine … Read more

Russia silent as UN and Red Cross seek access to places where Ukrainian prisoners of war were killed

The UN and the Red Cross on Saturday demanded access to the prison where dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war were killedbut Russia has so far responded to their demands silently. The UN wants to investigate the attack in the town of Olenivka in Eastern Ukraine occupied by Russiawho, according to Moscow, killed 53 Ukrainian … Read more

Over 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war killed in ‘petrifying war crime’

More than 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war were killed in a bombing that President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday called a “terrorist attack organized by Russian inhuman monsters”. “This is further confirmation that Russia is a terrorist state,” the president wroteconfirming that “more than 50 captured Ukrainian defenders were cynically killed” at Olenivka. The targeted prison, … Read more