Russia has been forced to abandon the Chernobyl nuclear power plant after being exposed to large amounts of radiation. Ukraine has recaptured the territory. Ukraine also launched airstrikes on Russia's border.
Russian troops stormed the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on Friday morning. Control of the area has been handed over to Ukraine. At the same time, Ukraine has launched fresh attacks in the east, while the Russian military has once again blocked aid to the city of Mariupol. (Russia Ukraine War Latest Breaking News)
The Russian military has evacuated the Chernobyl nuclear power plant after being exposed to significant levels of radiation, according to Ukraine's state-owned energy company Energotam. Russian soldiers have been exposed to radiation while digging ditches to hide in the woods near the project. However, he has not been confirmed.
Counter-attack from Ukraine:
On the Russian border, Ukraine carried out helicopter attacks on Friday morning and targeted oil depots. The Russian energy company Rosneft has an oil depot 35 km from the border. The Ukrainian arms force attacked the depot. Gladkov also said in a telegram that two people were injured. He also said that the oil depot caught fire after two Ukrainian military helicopters attacked it.
On the other hand, the Ukrainian army has recaptured two villages, Sloboda and Lukashenka. The villages are on the route to Kyiv's aid, the British Ministry of Defense said. Britain has said Ukraine has carried out successful counter-attacks east of Kyiv and in the northeast. Russia has said it will reduce military action in Chernihiv and Kyiv, but air and missile strikes continue. Russia's withdrawal of troops from northern and central Ukraine is a military ploy. "We know their intentions," said Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine's president.
Military vehicles to be sent to Australia:
Australia to send Bushmaster armored vehicles to Ukraine. Vehicles will be sent to Ukraine at the request of Ukrainian President Zelensky, said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. However, he did not specify how many vehicles would be provided. Zelensky had called on Australian lawmakers on Thursday to do more to help Ukraine. Australia has pledged 68 million in military aid and 49 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine. In addition, Australia will supply 70,000 tons of coal to Ukraine.