On November 7, Alexander Lukashenko opened a nuclear power plant in Ostrovets and called its launch a historic event as Belarus becomes a nuclear power. It was built with Russian support.
A few days after that, the Belarusian nuclear power plant was stoped due to the failure of several transformers. And now the next accident.
The Lithuanian State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate has requested information from Minsk about a possible accident at the first Belarusian nuclear power plant.
The Baltic country suspects that a breakdown occurred in the cooling system of the first unit of BelAE. The tank is out of order, the replacement of which is equivalent to the recognition of an accident.
Thus, we have an operating reactor with a non-functioning (at best) backup emergency cooling system.
It seems that Lukashenka is not worried at all about the possible consequences of the accident, even though the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant directly affected his country …