Ukrainian flag returns to Chernobyl

The Ukrainian flag has been raised over the Chernobyl nuclear plant after Russian forces completely withdrew, Ukraine’s state nuclear agency said on Saturday.

“Today, April 2, at 11:00, Ukrainian flag was raised over the Chernobyl NPP and the anthem was sung,” Energoatom said in a Telegram statement.

This comes after the agency announced on Thursday that Russian forces were beginning to withdraw from the plant after suffering “significant doses of radiation.”

Grunts always get to be guinea pigs for official politics.

2 thoughts on “Ukrainian flag returns to Chernobyl

  1. Oscar Mike says:

    Ukraine is holding talks with Russian invaders on the exchange of 169 National Guard servicemen who were taken prisoner at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. (April 14, 2022) https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3456930-ukraine-in-talks-on-exchange-of-169-national-guard-soldiers-who-were-taken-prisoner-at-chornobyl-plant-interior-minister.html

    Russian soldiers who captured the Chernobyl nuclear site in the early stages of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February may have taken home radioactive “souvenirs.”
    Ukraine’s state nuclear company posted notice on Facebook over the weekend that Russian troops appear to have absconded with materials saturated with the equivalent of “700 kg of radioactive waste with the presence of beta and gamma radiation.” https://warisboring.com/russian-soldiers-taking-radioactive-souvenirs-from-chernobyl/

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