Russian army fired again at a nuclear research facility in Kharkiv, says Ukraine

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“It is currently impossible to estimate the extent of damage due to hostilities that do not stop in the area of the nuclear installation,” State nuclear regulatory inspectorate said.


Kharkiv mayor Igor Terekhov had said there is “indiscriminatory bombing” taking place in the area while declaring that “it’s a war against Kharkiv”.

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Russian troops had entered the city on February 24 as President Putin announced “special military operation” against Ukraine, however, Ukraine’s forces resisted the initial Russian attack pushing back Putin’s troops to the outskirts of the city. 

There has been heavy artillery fire from the Russian forces for the past few weeks with administrative buildings being the target of attacks including homes and apartment blocks.

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Ukraine forces have been battling Russia’s overwhelming force with new anti-missile defences in Kharkiv , reports claim. 

(With inputs from Agencies)