Weapons industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

Weapons industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

E.Europe arms companies step up production for Ukraine Hope to find new markets as defense spends rise Can produce and service Soviet-era and NATO-standard weaponry Poland, Czechs among big suppliers of military aid to Kyiv Industry’s history stretches from 1800s and through Cold War PRAGUE/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Eastern Europe’s arms industry is churning … Read more

Ukraine may get access to missile blast site – Polish officials

Ukraine may get access to missile blast site - Polish officials

PRZEWODOW, Poland/WARSAW, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine may get the access it has demanded to the site in the border area of ​​southeastern Poland where a missile killed two people on Tuesday, Polish officials said on Thursday. Warsaw and its Western allies say evidence from the scene points to the explosion being caused by a … Read more

Poland, NATO say missile strike wasn’t a Russian attack

Poland, NATO say missile strike wasn't a Russian attack

PRZEWODOW, Poland (AP) — NATO member Poland and the head of the military alliance both said Wednesday that a missile strike in Polish farmland that killed two people appeared to be unintentional and was probably launched by air defenses in neighboring Ukraine. Russia had been bombarding Ukraine at the time in an attack that savaged … Read more

Polish president says ‘no indication’ missile in Poland was deliberate attack

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

Bali, Indonesia CNN — Polish President Andrzej Duda said the missile that killed two people in eastern Poland on Tuesday was likely fired by Ukrainian forces defending against a wave of Russian missile strikes, and that the incident appeared to be an accident. “There is no indication that this was an intentional attack on Poland. … Read more

World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ missile kills two in Poland

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

CNN — World leaders gathering at the G20 summit in Bali are attempting to diffuse a potential escalation in the months-long Ukraine war after a “Russian-made” missile landed inside NATO-member Poland killing two people. The missile landed outside the rural Polish village of Przewodow, about four miles (6.4 kilometers) west from the Ukrainian border on … Read more

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

CNN — Poland convened an emergency meeting of national security officials on Tuesday, after Polish media reported projectiles killed two people near the border with Ukraine on Tuesday. Polish officials confirmed the deaths of two people following an explosion in the Hrubieszów district, in eastern Poland. Government spokesman Piotr Muller said teams of experts are … Read more

Strikes put Ukraine in darkness; cross into poland missiles

Strikes put Ukraine in darkness;  cross into poland missiles

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets across the country and causing widespread blackouts, and a US official said missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, where two people were killed. A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: “We will … Read more

Russia abandonments Ukrainian city of Kherson in major retreat

Russia abandonments Ukrainian city of Kherson in major retreat

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday ordered his troops to withdraw from the occupied Ukrainian city of Kherson and take up defensive lines on the opposite bank of the River Dnipro. The announcement marked one of Russia’s most significant retreats and a potential turning point in the war, now … Read more

Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebucking Russia

Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebucking Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — US Senators delivered overwhelming bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine. Wednesday’s 95-1 vote — for the candidacy of two Western … Read more

NATO peacekeepers oversee removal of roadblocks in Kosovo

NATO peacekeepers oversee removal of roadblocks in Kosovo

ZUPCE, Kosovo, Aug 1 (Reuters) – NATO-led peacekeepers backed by helicopters on Monday oversaw the removal of roadblocks protesters had set up in north Kosovo, where political tensions have flared more than two decades since a crisis that ended with NATO airstrikes. The removal of the barricades came after the Kosovo government postponed the implementation … Read more