In the morning of March 4, the Ukrainian authorities that remain in Zaporizhzhia Region confirmed that Russian forces have established control of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant located at the town of Enerdogdar. The Ukrainian side added that the plant is manned by local workers and the facility works without incidents.
Russian troops established control of the facility and secured it after a series of clashes with the Ukrainian Army and so-called territorial defense units. These units had positions just in the vicinity of the plant. This allowed Zelensky government to speculate that the Russian advance may endanger the nuclear plant.
Videos of the night clashes:
Clashes and artillery duels continue near the city of Kharkiv. Russian forces deliver precise strikes on positions of the Ukrainian Army and nationalist battalions. The full-scale operation to take control of the city is yet to be launched.
The video shows the outskirts of Kharkiv. The filmed vicinity of the city is almost empty. Kiev forces retreated to the residential areas where they create positions near civilian buildings:
Russian media released a video report from Hostomel Airfield 20km to the northwest of Kyiv. The work of Russian journalists in the area confirms that this facility is fully secured and Russian forces have significantly expanded buffer zone around it. Earlier, Kyiv authorities repeatedly claimed that their forces ‘took back’ Hostomel.
The video shows Hostomel as well as some of Kiev troops that surrendered to the Russians:
People wait for Russian humanitarian aid to Kherson city in the southern sector of the operation:
Fighting and artillery strikes were reported in Sumy Region. Russian forces have not established control over the regional capital yet, but already blocked it.
A photo from the village of Trostyanec in Sumy Region:
The advance of joint forces of Russia, the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic continue in the Mariupol area.
The video below shows the destruction of facilities that were used by Ukrainian nationalist battalions (including the infamous Azov battalion):
A map summary of the situation in Ukraine on March 3:
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Goodbye AN-225 Mirya. You will be missed.
It led a pathetic life after the USSR fell. Better that it died like this than live on in Ukrainian hands.
Is sad from aviation standpoint. But it was being used as commercial contract plane for NATO purposes. It was seen in Turkey in last years, both lugging Ukrainian weapons out for illicit export (ie, arms trafficking) into Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan, and NATO weapons stocks into Ukraine.
There is a second incomplete fuselage laying around the Antonov workshops somewhere.
Russia advancing in Ukropistan, as per the plan …
I wonder why Biden’s son is not defending the Ukraine now, he made a fortune from it, so this would be morally right thing to do.
He takes so much drugs he probably already forgot where or what Ukrain is.
Are You with him. Are he with You. Is Your name wikipedia.
You just answered your own question. Bidens need evidence destroyed. He all but begged Putin to invade. Anyone trusting a pedophile deserves a backstabbing ally like Biden.
Crap again or the Russ-arabistani version.
There we go again. The tranplantatator deny my writings because they are in advanced english.
The son did less bad then Your propaganda has told.
Thats Kiev, not kyiv.
That is correct.
As any printed dictionary (or Encyclopedia Britannica) will show.
CIAtrolls and ukrobots are crying and raging 🤗🤡
A cruise missile a day keeps Azovisis away 🤗
Ukrobots destroyed poor An-225 when they shelled the airport with heavy artillery. The only thing they managed to hit…
So true as well.
Wonder how many western fags were roasted amongst Azovisis, I guess we will never know. May they rest in pieces…
Yeah for appearing on a bill board with ”NATO” on it, An-225 Mriya must die………aaaaaand she’s dead
Was killed by ukrobots tho.
They sunk their own ship, downed their own plane and now are shooting down Romanian aircraft…
Biden must have told Zelensky that he did not want open war. If the nuclear gambit failed, there is still one final thing Zelensky’s double can personally do…
The problem is, that time is not on Russia side. Longer the war is, then last support Russia will get on international area.
Russia military General Command did many blunders at the beginning of liberation. Should never send young unexperienced solders, no attack helicopter support in urban area or drone support. I don’t see to many special forces or snipers in action.
I know is important to protect civilians, but some times there is no choice to make hard decision to save more civilians. Many times, when you try save one person, 5 can die just to save the one person. Its very hard situation. Therefore, snipers and special forces could save many lives.
No, the Kievan government did not merely speculate that the Russian advance may endanger the nuclear plant—far from that.
The Kievan government went full Brandon, raving about a nuclear catastrophe with a fallout eclipsing that of the Černobyľ and whatnot… until nuclear experts had to chime in and cool them down.
And, of course, notorious U.S. warmongers immediately went abusing social networks to echo and amplify the alarmist nonsense of the Kievan government.
Oh, and Zelenskyj, in a rare moment of sobriety, said that the Russian tanks had thermal imaging so the tank operators knew what they were shooting at.
Of course, that makes perfect sense and Zelenskyj was certainly correct about it, so the question is: what the Russians were shooting at? It not like they were so stupid as to shoot at nuclear reactors (as the Kievan government suggested) of a nuclear power plant that they had encircled, they are were not that stupid as to waste their ammunition to endanger themselves, so if they did shoot, it must have been at a target that posed a greater danger to them than burst and leaking nuclear reactors.
That propaganda (with Černobyľ an Zaporožie atomic powerplants) is used to stimulate fear in ill informed sheeps – and it is working.. Had a dinner yesterday with very well educated and inteligent people and that propaganda with power plants and atomic weapons was put up in discussion almost immediately.. I had to chose every word with great care and keep their informational deficiency in mind..
Yup. No common sense. They can see how close the troops are to this plant and say they are using bombs. Just chillin by the smoldering reactor toasting marshmallows. Makes perfect sense. Oh is that the big plan, blast the reactor? Scary. And not one questions why all utilities are still on. How these people under attack are making videos and posting all day.
It looks like Mariupol is all but taken.