Tue. Mar 28th, 2023

    Top Russian Official Threatens Nuclear Plant ‘Incidents’ Beyond Ukraine


    With international observers desperately trying to avert an unprecedented nuclear catastrophe in Europe by calling for an immediate end to the bombing of a nuclear power plant in Ukraine, one Russian statesman has opted for a different approach and decided to threaten loads more nuclear complexes across the continent with further sinister “incidents.”

    Moscow and Kyiv have blamed each other for a series of dangerous blasts at the Zaporizhzhia plant in Russian-controlled southern Ukraine this week, the latest in a months-long series of worrying explosions reported at site. The UN has called for a demilitarized zone to be imposed around the plant to avoid disaster, as detonations continued to rip through the plant on Thursday. But while stepping back from the brink of cataclysm might seem like the sensible thing to do, some people just can’t resist a good bit of weapons-grade saber-rattling.

    Pulling out all the rhetorical control rods, former Russian president and cavalier psychopath Dmitry Medvedev on Friday decided to up the nuclear ante with an unhinged screed on messaging app Telegram. “It seems like Kyiv scumbags and their Western patrons are ready to orchestrate a new Chernobyl,” Medvedev wrote. “Rockets and shells are falling closer and closer to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant reactor. They say it’s Russia. This is obviously 100 percent nonsense even for the stupid Russophobic public [in the West],” he added.

    Read more at The Daily Beast.


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