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Ukraine's energy minister says power has been restored at Chernobyl nuclear plant.

Source: NYT Europe

non pay wall link: https://archive.ph/mh6XM#selection-311.0-311.82

Ukraine’s energy minister said Sunday that power supply has been restored at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which Russian troops have occupied since late February.

Ukrainian government officials had said Wednesday that damage by Russian forces had “disconnected” the plant from outside electricity, leaving the site dependent on power from diesel generators and backup supplies.

In a post on Facebook, Ukraine’s energy minister, Herman Galushchenko said that the plant was no longer on backup power and had resumed operating under normal conditions. He praised Ukrainian power engineers for risking their lives to “avert the risk of a possible nuclear catastrophe.”

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/13/world/europe/chernobyl-power-supply.html

My how things have changed...

Today Ukraine's President did multiple Zoom calls that were broadcast to major Euro cities around the world and tens of thousands of people showed up to watch them. Tomorrow he does one to talk to the United States Senate.

Just think about that for a bit. You can use a frickin cell phone to broadcast live around the world. Take that Putty Poot.
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