Protection system

Possible attack, protection system raised to a higher level; “I can’t share details” – WorldEnglish

The protection system of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant was raised to a higher level due to the possibility of an attack by Ukrainian forces.

Source: Sputnik

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“The protection system has been raised to a higher level, I cannot reveal the details. Today we expect to be fully prepared because everything can be expected from the Zelensky regime,” said the representative of the regional administration. , Vladimir Rogov.

Recall that earlier the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, General Igor Konashenkov, announced that the Ukrainian military was preparing a provocation at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant on August 19, during the visit of the Secretary General of UN Antonio Guterres in Ukraine.

The intention is for Russia to be accused of creating a man-made disaster.

The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant is located on the left bank of the Dnieper, near the town of Energodar. It is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe in number of units and in capacity. The station has six VVER-1000 power blocks, each with a capacity of 1 gigawatt.

The plant has been guarded by the Russian army since March.

The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed the justification for the takeover of the plant by the Russian military in terms of preventing leakage of nuclear and radioactive materials. The ministry also recalled that the station is currently controlled by a Ukrainian operator.

Ukrainian troops regularly bomb Energodar and the territory of the nuclear power plant, according to Sputnik.