Russian prankster impersonating Macron spoke to Poland’s Duda after blast

Russian prankster impersonating Macron spoke to Poland’s Duda after blast

WARSAW, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The Polish president spoke to a hoax caller pretending to be France’s Emmanuel Macron on the night that a missile hit a village near the Ukrainian border, his office said on Tuesday, an admission likely to raise questions about its operations. In a 7-1/2 minute recording of the call posted … Read more

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, fearing that a lack of heat, power and water due to Russian shelling will make living conditions too difficult this winter. The World Health Organization concurred, warning that millions face a “life-threatening” winter in Ukraine. … Read more

Senator James Risch: NATO is “as strong as it’s ever been” amid war in Ukraine

Senator James Risch: NATO is “as strong as it’s ever been” amid war in Ukraine

Senator James Risch: NATO is “as strong as it’s ever been” amid war in Ukraine – CBS News Watch CBS News Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum on Friday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected Russian calls for a “short truce.” Idaho Senator James Risch also spoke at the conference, and he joined CBS News’ … 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

Inside the US scramble to run down the facts as the Russia-Ukraine war spills into NATO territory

Inside the US scramble to run down the facts as the Russia-Ukraine war spills into NATO territory

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden was asleep on the other side of the world when aides woke him up in the middle of the night there with urgent news: a missile had struck Poland and killed two people. By 5:30 am local time in Bali, where the president was attending the G20 summit, Biden, … Read more

Former U.S. ambassador to Poland discusses deadly missile strike in Polish territory

Former U.S. ambassador to Poland discusses deadly missile strike in Polish territory

Former U.S. ambassador to Poland discusses deadly missile strike in Polish territory – CBS News Watch CBS News Officials from NATO and Poland said a deadly missile strike on Polish territory was likely fired by Ukrainian air defenses, and did not appear to be intentional. CBS News senior foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata reports from Poland. … Read more

NATO and Poland say deadly blast was likely unintentional

NATO and Poland say deadly blast was likely unintentional

NATO and Poland say deadly blast was likely unintentional – CBS News Watch CBS News NATO’s secretary general said there was “no indication” that a missile that landed in Poland was the result of a deliberate attack by Russia. Poland’s president said it was “highly probable” it was fired from Ukrainian air defenses. Charlie D’Agata reports. … Read more

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine-War | AP News

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine-War | AP News

UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations official says the U.N. is “cautiously optimistic” a wartime deal that has enabled Ukraine to export over 11 million metric tons of wheat and Russia to ship its grain and fertilizer to world markets will be renewed. The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly, said Wednesday that … Read more

NATO allies wake up to Russian supremacy in the Arctic

NATO allies wake up to Russian supremacy in the Arctic

Nov 16 (Reuters) – The world’s largest satellite ground station, on the Svalbard archipelago off Norway, is used by Western space agencies to gather vital signals from polar-orbiting satellites. This January, one of two fibre-optic cables on the Arctic seabed connecting Svalbard to the mainland was severed. Norway was forced to rely on a back-up … Read more

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

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

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