A Russian soldier patrols at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant on the Dnieper River in Kherson region. File photo: AP
A Russian soldier patrols at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant on the Dnieper River in Kherson region. File photo: AP
Ukraine war

Ukraine vows to ‘hit back harder’ if Russia blows up Kherson dam, threatening hundreds of thousands with flooding

  • ‘Ukraine will not succumb to peace by coercion … They won’t break us’, tweeted Andrii Yermak, head of the Ukrainian presidential office
  • His remarks came hours after warnings Russia was planning an attack on the plant, which would disrupt power, water supplies and trigger flooding

A Russian soldier patrols at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant on the Dnieper River in Kherson region. File photo: AP
A Russian soldier patrols at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant on the Dnieper River in Kherson region. File photo: AP
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