Russia enters 200th day of Ukraine war – The Kashmir News

KYIV // As the Russia-Ukraine war entered its 200th day yesterday, Ukraine shut down the last operating reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant to avoid a potential disaster from the effects of nearby fighting. Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of shelling around the Russian-held plant, which threatens to release radiation. The International Atomic Energy Agency said a backup power line to the plant had been restored. , providing the external power needed to shut it down, removing the risk of a meltdown. Ukraine has accused the Russian military of attacking civilian infrastructure after Ukrainian troops over the weekend Done in response to swift action. Officials said the targets of the retaliatory attacks included water facilities and a thermal power station in Kharkiv, causing widespread power outages. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tweeted late Sunday that (target) no military facilities, the aim was to deprive people of light and heat’. Moscow denies that its forces deliberately target civilians. described as a possible breakthrough in the ongoing war and said that if Kyiv gets more powerful weapons, more ground gains can be made in the winter. Ukraine’s chief commander, General Valery Zlozny, said that the armed forces from the beginning of this month Gains control over more than 3,000 square kilometers (1,158 square miles) of territory. Ukraine’s gains are politically important to Volodymyr Zelensky as he seeks to unite Europe behind Ukraine, arms and Money supply, even as energy crunches hit European consumers this winter after Russian gas supplies fell The Ukrainian General Staff said on Monday that “the defense forces drove the enemy from more than 20 settlements yesterday”. The authorities were greeted with hugs and handshakes by residents. District Mayor Vyacheslav Zadorenko said in a video posted on Facebook on Sunday that “Kozacha (Lupin) is and will remain Ukraine, not any Russian world.” See for yourself where the rags of the Russian world lie’. Moscow has been completely silent on the defeat, and no explanation has been given for what happened in northeastern Ukraine, which has drawn pro-war observers on social media. and sparked significant anger among Russian nationalists. Some called on President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to make immediate changes to ensure a final victory in the war. Ukrainian President Zelensky said in a statement late last night that the Russian attacks were There was a total blackout in Kharkiv and Donetsk regions and a partial blackout in Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk and Sumy regions. The CHPP-5 power plant in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s largest station, was targeted, Yelo Podoliak said. The deputy head of the president’s office tweeted a report of a fire in the electrical infrastructure. Posted the picture but said that power has been restored in some areas.