Military expert Mikhail Khodaryonok believes that Ukraine is capable of creating a "dirty bomb".
According to the reserve colonel, Kyiv may an opportunity to use spent nuclear fuel, reactor fuel assemblies on territories of nuclear power plants to build a "dirty bomb".
"If they attack a storage facility with nuclear fuel on the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), the whole of Europe, depending on the wind rose, will turn into a lifeless desert for the next 120-150 years," Khodaryonok said.
The expert also pointed out a possibility of using ammunition with a small amount of uranium or plutonium. In this case, a nuclear explosion will not occur, but people will die due to cancer, the specialist said.
Earlier, Igor Nikulin, a former member of the UN Commission on Biological and Chemical Weapons, said that Kyiv's dirty bomb could affect Moldova, Romania and Greece in the first place.
A Russian fighter with call sign Rassvet (Sunrise) destroyed an Abrams tank in the area of Avdiivka, the 15th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade said