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Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant Operating Normally

Aug. 28, 2022 (EIRNS)—Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Lt. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said over the weekend, that radiation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine remained normal, despite shelling by Ukrainian forces, reported TASS today. “Currently, technical staff are in control of the technical condition at the nuclear power plant and ensure its operation. The radiation situation in the area of the nuclear power plant remains normal,” he said.

He also observed that the Russian armed forces performed a counter-battery operation and opened return fire to suppress the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that were shelling the nuclear power plant.

Vladimir Rogov from the main council of the Zaporizhzhia Region’s military-civilian administration confirmed yesterday that the Zaporizhzhia plant is now supplying electricity to both sides of the Dnieper River. “Four power units are on scheduled maintenance. Currently, two [units] are functioning, with power being transmitted to both [Ukraine-controlled areas on] the right bank of the Dnieper and the left bank,” Rogov told Komsomolskaya Pravda radio, reported TASS.

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