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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Do attacks around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant risk another Chernobyl? | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast” – below is their description.

Day 170. Today, further to usual updates from the frontline of the war, we ask a sobering question: do the attacks around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant risk another Chernobyl? Plus how the war is shaping Ukrainian attitudes to their country and themselves.

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Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley

Dom Nicholls (Defence & Security Editor). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls

With thanks to:

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon. Follow Hamish on Twitter @HamishDBG

Mariam Naiem. Follow Mariam on Twitter @mariamposts

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