Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as reported by the Kyiv Independent, spoke of the Russian attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, reiterating how the risk of a nuclear accident would be very close: "A disaster at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant would be 6 times worse than Chernobyl It could have been the end of the history of Ukraine and Europe.
The Russians knew what they were hitting, they targeted the site. How is that possible. We fought together the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Have you forgotten? If you remember, you cannot be silent. Tell your leaders that you want to live.
An immediate tightening of sanctions against the nuclear terrorist state is needed to stop Russian attacks on nuclear sites in Ukraine."
Not only Zaporizhzhia: "Problems in monitoring Chernobyl radiation"
Spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, replied: "There was a provocation on Zaporizhzhya created by the Kiev regime with the aim of accusing Russia of causing a nuclear accident.
The personnel of the plant" are working. as usual and monitor the radiation levels. " "The attack on nuclear power plants is the demonstration of the unconsciousness of this war" This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the press point with the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, regarding the attack on the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia.
Meanwhile, AEA, International Atomic Energy Agency, through the director general Rafael Grossi, said: "Technical problems in monitoring Chernobyl radiation. But these are not huge problems and from the available data the situation appears normal."
Ukrainian war: "Welcome refugees with animals without documentation"
President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, in her speech during the extraordinary plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, said: "Our Union is showing a unity of purpose that makes me proud.
At the speed of light, the Union Europe has adopted three waves of heavy sanctions against the Russian financial system, its high-tech industries and its corrupt elite. This is the largest package of sanctions in the history of our Union.
These sanctions will have a severe impact on the Russian economy. and on the Kremlin. We are disconnecting major Russian banks from the SWIFT network. We have also banned transactions by the Russian central bank, the only major financial institution in Russia.
This paralyzes billions of foreign reserves, turning off Putin's war. " But the situation is not only dramatic for the people involved in the conflict, but also for all the poor animals, innocent creatures involved in this war.
Now the international animal protection organization has today sent a letter to the Italian Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, to ask that in Italy there be an exemption that allows animals without a Pet Passport to enter the country.
International organization for the protection of animals said: "Given the situation of extreme emergency, veterinary prophylaxis could be performed on animals once they arrive in Italy so that they are not abandoned along the way or separated from their human companions after having managed to find safety."