Ukraine’s energy operator said on Monday that a fire caused by Russian shelling had severed a power-transmission line and effectively disconnected the Zaporizhzhia nuclear-power plant from Ukraine’s electricity grid. Ukraine has for weeks accused Russia of deliberately shelling the plant , Europe’s largest. Russia has in turn blamed Ukrainian forces positioned across the Dnipro River in areas around the city of Nikopol. It didn’t immediately comment on the latest accusation. “Due to a fire caused by shelling, the 330 kV ZTPP–Ferosplavna power transmission line was disconnected, that is the last line linking the ZNPP/ZTPP hub to the power system of Ukraine,” the country’s energy operator Energoatom said on Monday, referring […]