Using a nuclear power plant as a shield

The Russian military is using Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant to shield heavy artillery and troops from Ukrainian attacks, according to a report.

The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in southern Ukraine has been transformed into a Russian military base, garrisoned with troops, tanks, Grad rocket launchers, and armored personnel carriers, according to the Wall Street Journal. The facility with two active nuclear reactors has also been fortified by the Russian military with trenches and land mines that surround the plant. Russian forces took control of the nuclear plant eight days after the invasion.…