According to Reuters, a Moscow court has accepted Google’s Russian subsidiary’s bankruptcy petition. Moscow has already started preliminary bankruptcy proceedings to put the company under guardianship. Google’s Russian unit filed for bankruptcy this summer after authorities seized its bank accounts. This prevents the company from paying employees and suppliers, according to reports. In May this year, the Russian subsidiary of Google announced that it would file for bankruptcy.
In June this year, Google’s Russian subsidiary officially filed for bankruptcy with a Moscow court. Russia previously restricted user access to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Google and YouTube video hosting services, although under pressure, are still available.
Europe’s largest nuclear power plant shut down
The Xinhua news agency reports that the State Nuclear Power Corporation of Ukraine has announced that the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant has ceased operations. The Ukrainian State Nuclear Power Company said that the last power unit operating at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant was disconnected from the Ukrainian national grid.
The TASS news agency quoted Rogov, a representative of the local administrative agency in Zaporozhye, that the unit was controllably suspended. According to the Russian Satellite News Agency, “The only operational power unit, Unit 6, has been running at minimum power for the past few days. It stopped working at 3:45 p.m. Now it has stopped producing power. electricity.
Zaporozhye nuclear power plant is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. The nuclear power plant has six nuclear reactors, and only the sixth is still in operation. In addition to supporting cooling and other basic security functions in the station, it also provides electricity for residences.
Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of bombing nuclear power plants. The international community fears that the bombing of nuclear power plants by both sides will cause a nuclear disaster. On September 7, Ukraine called on residents of the “Russian-occupied zone” around the nuclear power plant to evacuate for their own safety.