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Head of nuclear power plant of Russian troops "stuck"

On Saturday morning, the head of the occupied Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was reported missing. It is now known that Ihor Murashov was arrested.

According to Ukrainian information, the head of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, which is occupied by Russian troops, Ihor Murashov, was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday morning. Since Friday there is no trace of the director of the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, reported the “Heute”.

It is now known that Murashov was arrested. Russian authorities have informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that the director general of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant has been “temporarily detained to answer questions”, an IAEA spokesman in Vienna said.

Pulled out of the car, blindfolded

According to Ukrainian sources, Murashov was kidnapped by Moscow troops. The president of the Ukrainian operating company Enerhoatom, Petro Kotin, said that the day before the head of the nuclear power plant had been stopped in the street by a Russian patrol at the site of the Enerhodar nuclear power plant, dragged out of the car and taken blindfolded to an unknown. localization. Initially, there was no explanation from the Russian side. Russia has occupied the nuclear plant since the beginning of March.

IAEA contacts Russian authorities

“There is no knowledge of his fate,” Kotin said on the Telegram news channel. He accused Russia of nuclear terrorism against the plant’s management and employees, several agencies report. Murashov, who has primary responsibility for the safe operation and nuclear safety of the plant, must be released immediately. Kotin also urged IAEA chief Rafael Grossi to campaign for Murashov’s release. The IAEA contacted the Russian authorities and demanded clarification.

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