Satellite images showed Russian equipment near Zaporizhzhia NPP

Satellite images published by the Ministry of Defense of Great Britain show Russian trucks and armored personnel carriers standing at a distance of 60 m from the Zaporizhzhia NPP (ZNPP). According to the intelligence of the United Kingdom, the invaders plan to accuse Ukraine of creating the risk of a nuclear catastrophe.

Russian military is stationed at the ZNPP

ZNPP on satellite images

On the morning of August 25, satellite images of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant were published on the official Twitter of the Ministry of Defense of the United Kingdom. It shows that military trucks and armored personnel carriers are stationed on the road opposite reactor number five.

The images are dated August 21. They show that the equipment is located only 60 m from the power unit. According to British intelligence, the Russians did this together so that the Ukrainian Armed Forces would be afraid to launch artillery strikes. Earlier, with the help of such images, Russia was caught lying about the death of prisoners of war in Olenivka.

Satellite image of Russian equipment. Source:

According to British intelligence officers, Russia can use any activity of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in this area to accuse Ukraine of creating a nuclear danger. And this is exactly the case when panic from the news of damage to one of the reactors can cause more trouble than a possible release of radioactive substances.

The greatest threat to a nuclear power plant

Zaporizhzhia NPP is the largest in Europe. It consists of as many as six nuclear reactors of the VVER-1000 type. Russian troops broke into it back in March and since then have been committing actions that endanger its security.

At the same time, they themselves indicate that they do not place military equipment on the territory of the NPP. However, the published images show that this is a lie. As before, British intelligence sees the greatest danger not in the Ukrainian shelling, but in the actions of the invaders.

For example, they can damage the cooling systems of reactors, which is potentially fraught with their explosion or meltdown. There is also a danger of cutting the power supply system of the plant and mistakes of personnel who have to work under conditions of strong pressure and intimidation.

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