On the ground, one of the major flashpoints in the Ukrainian war is the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
he facility is Europe’s largest, and was seized by Russian troops in March. It saw shelling last week, with Kyiv and Moscow blaming each other for the attack.
Foreign ministers from the G7 group of industrial powers have urged Russia to “immediately hand back control” to Ukraine, warning that a failure to do so raises the risk of a nuclear accident.
Ukraine says Russian aircraft destroyed in Crimea blasts
What exactly happened when a series of explosions hit a Russian airbase in Crimea is still becoming clear.
Ukraine has said several Russian warplanes were destroyed; Russia denies this and that the explosions were the result of an attack.
Crimea was annexed in a disputed referendum by Russia in 2014. Internationally it is still seen as part of Ukraine.
An attack by Ukraine on Russia in Crimea would be a major escalation.
But Ukraine has denied responsibility for the blasts, which Russia says were caused by ammunition being detonated.
In one of his regular addresses Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said: “This Russian war…began with Crimea and must end with Crimea – with its liberation.”
By: Miss Cherry May Timbol – Independent Reporter
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