The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has become a focal point in the Ukraine War. Russia has claimed that Ukraine had shelled Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in July and this month while Kyiv contends that Moscow has been shelling it even though it is under Russia’s occupation. How will this crisis play out? Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha decodes the risks of a nuclear disaster.
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