World’s first nuclear civil war may begin in Ukraine – SBU statement - ABC.AZ

World’s first nuclear civil war may begin in Ukraine – SBU statement

Baku, Fineko/ The first-in-the-history-of-the-world nuclear civil war may start in Ukraine. Anyway this is the statement of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).

According to SBU statement, the recent events in the country have led to tension in the society as a result of illegal actions of separate radically- inclined organizations and citizens.

"Along with the manifestation of extremism, anonymous threats to explode hydroelectric and nuclear power facilities, the damage of which can have unforeseen particularly serious consequences for the population of Ukraine and neighboring countries have become more frequent," the SBU statement says.

For reference, Ukraine has four nuclear power plants with 15 generating units, and Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (6 units with total capacity of 6,000 megawatts) - the largest one in Europe.

"The events that occur around the facilities of the national energy system have negative impact on the level of security of our country and threaten its functioning, as well as the life and health of citizens. The Ukrainian Security Service warns that possible seizure, destruction or damage to objects that have important economic or military significance with the purpose to weaken the state, violate public security, intimidate the population, influence decision-making by state or local authorities is punishable under Articles 113 (diversion ) and 258 (terrorism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. These acts are punishable by imprisonment for a term of up to 15 years," the SBU statement says.

If the statement does not work, then the first in the history of the world nuclear war may break out in the form of civil war in Ukraine.