Attack on Ukrainian nuclear plant triggers worldwide alarm
March 4, 2022
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops Friday seized the biggest nuclear power plant in Europe after a middle-of-the-night attack that set it on fire and briefly raised worldwide fears of a catastrophe in the most chilling turn yet in Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Firefighters put out the blaze, and no radiation was released, U.N. and Ukrainian officials said, as Russian forces pressed on with their week-old offensive on multiple fronts, though they did not appear to make significant gains in fighting Friday, including their offensive to cut Ukraine off from its coastline. The number of refu...