3Overview Nuclear power plant purchase, fight against Ukrainians: “We are one family” –

3Overview Nuclear power plant purchase, fight against Ukrainians: “We are one family” –

Local officials reported that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant was seized by the Russians on Friday morning. This happened after the Russians bombed the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which started the fire. Prime Minister Mark Rutte addressed the Ukrainian people in a video message on Thursday evening: “We are family”.

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Ukraine’s foreign minister said the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant was “attacked from all sides” by Russian ground forces from Thursday to Friday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russians of “nuclear terrorism” and “rehearsal of Chernobyl”. The shelling stopped and auxiliaries managed to reach and extinguish the nuclear power plant. Local officials said the Russians later took control of the area.

A fire has broken out in an educational building. The essential parts of the nuclear power plant would remain intact. Local officials have previously said the situation in Zaporizhzhya is under control and radiation levels around the nuclear power plant are “normal”.

US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have called Ukrainian President Zelensky. After heavy bombing of the compound, they called for a ceasefire for Russian troops around Zaporizhzhya. Zelensky accused the Russians of “nuclear terrorism” and a “replay of Chernobyl”.

US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm has called in a “nuclear emergency team” to monitor the situation around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant.† Granholm writes on Twitter that the reactors of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant are well protected thanks to “robust constructions”. According to Granholm, the reactors are now safely shut down.

The emergency center of the IAEA, the nuclear watchdog of the UN, is also monitoring the “serious situation” 24 hours a day. IAEA Director Rafael Gross wrote on Twitter that he was “deeply concerned” and met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. He asked Shmyhal to maintain close contact with the operator of the nuclear power plant.

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will investigate reports of Russian humanitarian abuses in Ukraine. The United States and 44 other OSCE member states are participating in the investigation, the US State Department reported Thursday (local time).

such as Facebook and independent media websites BBC news and German publisher German Welle Friday inaccessible in parts of Russia. Two local journalists from the news agency AFP GlobalCheck, a group that monitors internet connectivity in Moscow, reports congestion.

Europe previously announced access to Russian state media news sites NL and Sputnik block. Britain already feared the blockade would lead to similar actions by Russia, rendering the country’s European media inaccessible.

A suspicious backpack was found at the Russian consulate in The Hague on Thursday evening. After an investigation by the Explosives Reconnaissance Team (TEV), the bag was taken away by the police. The contents are under investigation, a police spokesman said.

The police have cordoned off the area around the building on Scheveningseweg for a while. The spokesperson says that an investigation by TEV has shown that the deployment of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service (EOD) was not necessary. “Now we want to know how the backpack got there and who left it behind.” According to him, his backpack was in the door of the consular compound.

The Russian consulate in The Hague has been closed because of a suspicious bag.

The Russian consulate in The Hague has been closed because of a suspicious bag.

The Russian consulate in The Hague has been closed because of a suspicious bag.

Photographer: Lennart’t Hart

The Ukrainians cannot return home because of the war in the United States and enjoy protection status. The United States Department of Homeland Security writes that they will be temporarily exempted from deportation and will receive work permits. From March 1, tens of thousands of Ukrainians will be allowed to live and work in the United States for 18 months. The Dutch Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND) has also announced that it will be more tolerant of Ukrainian residence applications in the near future.

Prime Minister Ruth spoke I to the people of Ukrainein a video messageI Rutte encouraged the Ukrainian people and expressed his thanks to the President of Ukraine, Zelensky. “We are a family,” he said.

Source: NU