Chernobyl: Russian forces seize control of nuclear plant and hold staff hostage, say Ukrainian officials

Alyona Shevtsova, advisor to the commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces, said on Facebook that Russian forces have taken control of the power station and that the staff are being “held hostage.”

According to Mykhailo Podolyak, a Ukrainian presidential adviser, control of the Chornobyl zone was lost after a “fierce battle.”

Podolyak said the condition of the former Chernobyl power plant’s nuclear…

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News Source: https://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/24/europe/ukraine-chernobyl-russia-intl/index.html

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