Ukraine says Chernobyl workers’ town is isolated by Russian forces

Lviv (Reuters) – Local authorities in Ukraine said on Friday the town of Slavutych that services the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant was “completely isolated”, with Russian forces just beyond the town’s limits.

In a statement, the Kyiv region administration said: “Slavutych is completely isolated. The enemy is 1.5 km (one mile) from the town.”