By blowing up the Kakhovka HPP, the occupiers are trying to delay the actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
This opinion was expressed by the director of the information and consulting company Defense Express Sergey Zgurets on the air of the TV channel "Espresso".
"Facilities such as nuclear power plants and hydroelectric power plants are protected by the Geneva Convention, which does not allow the use of blowing up these facilities in order to achieve military goals. The occupiers ignore any legal norms. The length of the dam of the Kakhovka HPP is about 3.5 km. This whole area is blown up, causing flooding. The military sense in blowing up the dam is minimal," Zgurets said.
According to him, by blowing up the Kakhovka hydroelectric station, the occupiers hope that a security strip will be formed, which will allegedly be difficult for the Ukrainian military to cross.
"The settlement of Oleshky, part of the Kinburn Spit, where the enemy tried to hold its units, will be flooded. The occupiers are trying to minimize any risks of possible actions of the Ukrainian side crossing the river. The occupiers hope that a security lane will be formed, which will be difficult for the Ukrainian side to cross. But this will not affect the actions of the Ukrainian army. The offensive actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be successful in other areas," Zgurets added.
Recall that on the night of Tuesday, June 6, the Russian occupiers blew up the Kakhovka hydroelectric station. In the Kherson region, the evacuation of the population began, and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy convened a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council. TSN.ua has collected everything that is known about the explosion of the Kakhovka HPP for the consequences.
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