According to the United Nations, Ukrainian officials said radiation monitoring laboratories had been damaged and facilities had been “destroyed and analytical instruments stolen, damaged or otherwise rendered inoperable”. .
In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency recalled that in March, the Central Analytical Laboratory in the city of Chernobyl in Ukraine was looted.
Russian troops have occupied the former Chernobyl power plant for five weeks, where the worst nuclear accident occurred 36 years ago.
Russia launched a military offensive in Ukraine on February 24 that killed at least 1,793 civilians, including 176 children, and injured 2,439, including 336 minors. Very high.
The war has already claimed an undeclared number of military casualties and more than 11 million dead, including 4.5 million in neighboring countries.
It was the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II (1939-1945) and the United Nations estimates that around 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.
The Russian invasion was widely condemned by the international community, which responded by sending arms to Ukraine and increasing economic and political sanctions against Moscow.