In Kyiv, they complain that Russia has begun the process of connecting the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant to the Crimea


Russia initiated the connection of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant to the Crimean peninsula. This measure of Moscow causes dissatisfaction with Kyiv, since the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant supplies electricity to about 20 percent of the territory of Ukraine.


According to Energoatom President Petr Kotin, Rosatom handed over to the Ukrainian company all the necessary data on reconnecting the ZNPP to the Crimea. To implement these measures, it will be necessary to disconnect southern Ukraine from this energy facility, which also includes parts of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions under Russian control. Further, these areas will be connected to the substation in Dzhankoy, then to the Kakhovka and Zaporozhye nuclear power plants.

Dissatisfaction with Russia's actions was also expressed in the United States. White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre during the briefing noted that Washington is calling on Moscow to return the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant under the control of the Kyiv authorities. The United States plans to help resolve this issue in consultation with the IAEA.

Meanwhile, on August 5, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired artillery at the territory of the nuclear facility. According to the Russian side, the strikes of Ukrainian troops on the ZNPP are an act of nuclear terrorism. In this regard, the Russian Federation requested the convening of a special meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the current situation. The meeting is expected to be held on 11 August.
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  1. k7k8 Offline k7k8
    k7k8 (vic) 10 August 2022 11: 50
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    In Kyiv, they complain that Russia has begun the process of connecting the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant to the Crimea

    Naive representatives of the "most ancient people of the Earth" assumed that it would be somehow different?
  2. kalita Offline kalita
    kalita (Alexander) 10 August 2022 14: 09
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    It is not possible to give the nuclear power plant to Kyiv. How can you give yours? Yes, and Kyiv is not long left.
  3. Atero Offline Atero
    Atero (Vladislav) 10 August 2022 15: 20
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    Does Rosatom know that it has handed over something and started something? All "news" is practically tracing paper from prokhokhlyat sources, but with one replaced word.