Ukraine war: Poland’s surprise move to reject German air defense system causes stir

Ukraine war: Poland’s surprise move to reject German air defense system causes stir

An anti-missile system Germany offered to send to Poland should instead go to Ukraine, Warsaw said, raising concerns that such a move would signify an escalation of NATO involvement in the war in eastern Europe. Others believe the Polish government’s rebuff was a mistake. Poland’s surprising response to Berlin’s offer was welcomed by Kyiv, desperate … Read more

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power | Russia-Ukraine war News

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian city of Kherson has faced multiple attacks for the second day in an escalation of shelling since Russia withdrew from the city two weeks ago following an eight-month occupation. Ukrainian officials said Russia continued to bombard Kherson on Friday and that at least 10 people were killed in the previous day’s attacks. Yaroslav … Read more

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power | Russia-Ukraine war News

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian city of Kherson has faced multiple attacks for the second day in an escalation of shelling since Russia withdrew from the city two weeks ago following an eight-month occupation. Ukrainian officials said Russia continued to bombard Kherson on Friday and that at least 10 people were killed in the previous day’s attacks. Yaroslav … Read more

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

NATO says decision on Patriot deployment up to specific country Poland asked for German launchers to be sent to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request that German Patriot air defense units be sent to Ukraine, after NATO’s chief suggested the military alliance might … Read more

Poland upsets some by rebuffing German air defense system

Poland upsets some by rebuffing German air defense system

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s government says an anti-missile system which Germany offered to send to Poland should instead go to Ukraine, a proposal that is a likely non-starter for Berlin because it would significantly ratchet up NATO involvement in Ukraine. Poland’s surprising response to Berlin’s offer was welcomed by Ukraine, which is desperate to … Read more

NATO-trained Afghan soldiers are joining the Russian army to fight Ukraine

NATO-trained Afghan soldiers are joining the Russian army to fight Ukraine

A former Afghan platoon commander says he was doing manual labor on the Iranian island of Kish when he received a phone call. He says he listened carefully as a former comrade made a proposal: Join a new army and fight for a new cause. That army was Russia’s, and the cause was the war … Read more

Top Russian official warns of possible nuclear accident at Zaporizhzhia

Top Russian official warns of possible nuclear accident at Zaporizhzhia

LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s state-run atomic energy agency, Rosatom, warned on Monday there was a risk of a nuclear accident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest, following renewed shelling over the weekend. Moscow and Kyiv have traded accusations of shelling the facility for months since Russian forces took … Read more

‘Significant breakthrough’ from allies amid Ukraine’s push through ‘darkness’: deputy PM – National

‘Significant breakthrough’ from allies amid Ukraine’s push through ‘darkness’: deputy PM – National

Although Ukraine has seen a “significant breakthrough” in support from allies, more help is needed from countries like Canada, according to one of Ukraine’s deputy prime ministers, Olga Stefanishyna. When Stefanishyna, who is deputy prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, first landed in Canada, the first thing she says she noticed was the amount … Read more

Former Ukrainian president urges Zelensky to share Polish explosion intel with allies

Former Ukrainian president urges Zelensky to share Polish explosion intel with allies

Petro Poroshenko, former president of Ukraine, at the Halifax International Security Forum on Nov. 18.Steven Chase Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko says President Volodymyr Zelensky should share with allies any intelligence that supports his position that a deadly explosion in Poland was not caused by Ukrainian weaponry. And he says Kyiv should make Russia’s acceptance … Read more

NATO battle group could win if Russia attacked Latvia, Canadian commander says – National

NATO battle group could win if Russia attacked Latvia, Canadian commander says – National

The Canadian officer commanding a NATO battle group in Latvia says Russian forces would be routed if they dared launch an attack against Canadian troops and their allies stationed in the Baltic country on Russia’s western border. “I think we’d win by a fair margin,” Lt.-Col. Jesse van Eijk, head of the Enhanced Forward Presence … Read more