Stories The war. Russians shelled Zaporizhzhia NPP four times in a day, almost 13,000 Belarusians are ready to fight against Ukraine, the occupiers are preparing a “trial” for Ukrainian prisoners on August 24. Day 170: live coverage Author: Anna Kholodnova Date: 00:00, 12 august 2022 A house damaged by Russian troops in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Ukraine. Getty Images / «Babel'» Russian troops again shelled the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant and the surrounding area. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that approximately 13,000 Belarusian active and former soldiers agreed to take part in the war against Ukraine on the side of the Russian army. The legitimate mayor of Mariupol reported that the occupiers are preparing a "trial" of Ukrainian prisoners of war in the city on August 24. Follow the main events of the 170th day of the war in our live coverage (and here is what happened on August 11).