U.S. Planning To Declassify Intelligence On Russia's Blowing Up Of Ukraine Dam - NBC


(MENAFN- UkrinForm) The United States government has intelligence that is leaning toward Russia as the culprit of the attack on the dam in Ukraine.

That's according to nbc news , an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

According to two U.S. officials and one Western official, President Joe Biden's administration was working to declassify some of the intelligence and share it as early as Tuesday afternoon.

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The motive behind the explosion was still being assessed, but the collapse appears likely to make it more difficult for Ukrainian forces to conduct a river crossing and also presents a difficult humanitarian challenge, the Western official said.

In the early hours of June 6, Russian troops blew up the dam of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant. The plant cannot be restored. Work is underway to evacuate people from flooded towns and villages.

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