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Report: Russian Military Deploys Heavy Artillery Batteries at Ukrainian Nuclear Plant

HeadlineJul 06, 2022

The Wall Street Journal reports the Russian military is turning Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant, Zaporizhzhia, into a military base by deploying heavy artillery batteries and laying anti-personnel landmines. Officials say Russia is using the nuclear plant as a base for its artillery knowing that Ukraine can’t attack a nuclear power plant without risking a nuclear disaster. Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear plant in Europe.

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