ussian forces are firing rockets at a physics institute in the city of Kharkiv that contains nuclear material and a reactor, Ukraine’s national security service has said.
The security service said a strike on the nuclear facility could lead to “large-scale ecological disaster.”
Writing on Facebook on Sunday the service said that Russians were firing from Grad launchers.
Those missiles do not have precise targeting, raising concern that one would go astray.
Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelenskyy reiterated a request for foreign protectors to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine.
Nato has so far has ruled this due to concerns the West could be dragged into a war with Russia.
“The world is strong enough to close our skies,” Zelenskyy said in a video address on Sunday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Saturday that Moscow would consider a third-party declaration to close Ukrainian airspace to be a hostile act.
More to follow.