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Zelensky says Ukraine troops fighting to prevent repeat of Chernobyl

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday Kyiv’s forces were fighting invading Russian troops for control of the Chernobyl plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.

“Russian occupying forces are trying to take over the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Our soldiers are giving their lives so that the tragedy of 1986 does not happen again,” he wrote on Twitter, referring to the date of the disaster.

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