A high-ranking politician from the Kremlin has secretly turned to Western countries with a request for help to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the British “Mirror” reported. The paper cited reports by Western intelligence agencies that quoted a Putin aide as saying that The Kremlin was in a panic.
The information also claims that senior politicians in Moscow were very worried about the sanctions and the collapsing economy. They were also in a panic because of the shelling near the nuclear power plant in Zaporozhye.
“The shelling may damage the NPP, but most likely not the reactor itself. It is well protected. It has a strong hull and a reinforced concrete shell. Its cooling system may be damaged, as a result of which another rather severe accident is possible, not at the level of Chernobyl, but at the level of Fukushima“says radiochemist Boris Zhukov.
The UN has the capacity and logistics to support an International Atomic Energy Agency mission at the Zaporizhia NPP, the world organization’s spokesman, Stefan Durich, said earlier.
Just a week from now the powerful explosions at a Russian military base in Crimea today series of explosions there was also an ammunition depot in the village of Maiskoe, in the northern part of the peninsula. Initially, Moscow announced that it was a fire, but then changed the version.
“At the moment, according to the data of the Ministry of Defense, the cause of today’s incident is sabotage. We have just found out what happened,” said the Russian-appointed governor of Crimea, Sergei Aksionov.
Russian authorities in occupied Crimea have evacuated more than 3,000 people from Maiskoye and Azovka. A substation also caught fire in the same area around the same time, and the fire damaged a railway line.
Meanwhile after British intelligence and Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the war in Ukraine would be long.
“The situation in Ukraine shows that the US is trying to prolong this conflict,” Putin commented today, as quoted by Meduza on the Telegram channel.
The head of British military intelligence, James Hockenhull, announced a few days ago that the conflict will not end soon. He believes that neither Russia nor Ukraine will be able to turn the tide of the war this year.
Experts from the American Institute for the Study of War also write about the ongoing military conflict. According to them, the Russian side has begun to increase the pace of production of defense products and may be preparing for just such a scenario.