War - Day 175: Nuclear power plant hit?; "The Russians must withdraw"; PHOTO / VIDEO
Tension continues over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Again, the two sides exchange accusations of shelling the area around the nuclear power plant.
After the detonation of ammunition in a warehouse in Dzhankoi in the north of Crimea, a regional emergency regime was introduced. Fighting is also taking place throughout the Donbass.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will travel to the Ukrainian city of Lviv on Thursday, where he will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the UN spokesman announced.
Estonia will this week close its borders to more than 50.000 Russians who have been previously issued visas, becoming the first country in the European Union to implement measures aimed at making it harder for Russians to enter the EU.
An attack on a nuclear power plant
Russian media reported that Ukrainian forces fired six missiles that hit the area next to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. They also state that the rockets did not hit the power plant.
"The Russians must withdraw"
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a new address that the Russian army "must withdraw from the territory of the nuclear plant and all neighboring areas and remove its military equipment from the plant".
"It must happen without any conditions and as soon as possible," he said. In his speech, Zelensky referred to the current situation on the front lines in the regions of Donetsk and Kharkiv, saying that the heaviest fighting is currently taking place in the areas of Avdivka, Bakhmut and Kharkiv.
The Ukrainian army admitted today that Russian forces advanced on some parts of the front west of the city of Donetsk.