Russian troops are shelling Enerhodar as inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are on a mission to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. Meanwhile, there was a powerful explosion in Crimea this morning. An oil depot caught fire and huge clouds of smoke rose over the city. Ukrainian intelligence also reported that Russia has begun a secret mobilization in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
According to the information provided earlier, the IAEA mission was supposed to reach the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant today, but the Russians announced that they would not expect it until tomorrow morning and would not let the delegates’ cars into the territory they control.
“At the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant, we have a very important task to perform – to assess the real situation on the spot and help stabilize it. This operation is very complex. We’re going to the war zone. We are going to the occupied territories, and this requires clear guarantees from Russia and Ukraine,” Rafael Grossi, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said.