Chernobyl returned to Ukrainian control after Russia withdrew troops from the nuclear site, according to the Ukrainian State Nuclear Company.
Russian troops who occupied the Chernobyl nuclear power plant after the invasion Ukraine have now left the station with reports that it is due to radiation problems.
Energoatom, which oversees Ukrainian nuclear power plants, announced today the withdrawal of troops from the station.
In a statement published in the Telegram, they said: “It has been confirmed that the occupiers, who seized the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and other facilities in the exclusion zone, marched in two columns towards the Ukrainian border with Belarus.”
Now Ukraine has gained control of the nuclear power plant for the first time since late February, when Russian forces took control after launching plans to invade Vladimir Putin.
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