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

Top US general plays down probability of near-term Ukraine military victory

Top US general plays down probability of near-term Ukraine military victory

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The top US general on Wednesday said Ukraine’s chances of any near-term, outright military victory were not high, cautioning that Russia still had significant combat power inside Ukraine despite suffering battlefield setbacks since its invasion in February. Ukraine has vowed to keep the pressure on Russian forces until it reclaims … Read more

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Oil supply to parts of Eastern and Central Europe via a section of the Druzhba pipeline has been temporarily suspended, according to oil pipeline operators in Hungary and Slovakia. The extent of the disruption was not immediately clear, and came concurrent with an explosion in a village in eastern Poland … Read more

Poland picks US offer for its first nuclear power plant -PM

Poland picks US offer for its first nuclear power plant -PM

WARSAW, Oct 28 (Reuters) – US firm Westinghouse Electric Co will build Poland’s first nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday, confirming a long-awaited decision aiming to reduce the country’s carbon emissions and phase out coal. With Russia waging war in neighboring Ukraine, Poland’s choice of a partner from the United States … Read more

Factbox: Where have Russians been fleeing to since mobilization began?

Factbox: Where have Russians been fleeing to since mobilization began?

BERLIN, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Russians have piled across the border to neighboring states since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization on Sept. 21 for the war in Ukraine. Here is a guide on how many people have crossed and how countries are reacting: HOW MANY HAVE FLED RUSSIA SINCE MOBILIZATION WAS ANNOUNCED? Getting … Read more

Belarus’s Lukashenko accuses Ukraine of border provocations

Belarus’s Lukashenko accuses Ukraine of border provocations

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko accused neighboring Ukraine on Tuesday of sending 15,000 troops to the border area to build defenses and conduct reconnaissance, actions that he called “provocations”. Lukashenko allowed his close ally Russia in February to use Belarus as a staging post for its invasion of Ukraine. However, he … Read more

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Zelenskiy vows to restore Ukrainian rule in Russia-annexed Crimea

Zelenskiy vows to restore Ukrainian rule in Russia-annexed Crimea

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint news briefing with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine August 23, 2022. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine hosts international forum on Crimea Zelenskiy says Ukraine will regain control of Crimea Russia shows no sign of … Read more

Fear for future after mass die-off of fish in Poland’s Oder river

Fear for future after mass die-off of fish in Poland’s Oder river

WIDUCHOWA, Poland, Aug 20 (Reuters) – As thousands of dead fish near the banks of the Oder River in the village of Widuchowa in western Poland on Aug. 11, local people realized an ecological disaster that started in late July in the country’s south-west was heading towards the Baltic Sea. As Widuchowa’s residents searched for … Read more

Polish prime minister backs Finland’s leader in fight for right to party

Polish prime minister backs Finland’s leader in fight for right to party

WARSAW, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Finland’s prime minister had good reason to go out and celebrate, because her country is joining NATO, her Polish counterpart said on Friday, backing Sanna Marin’s right to party as she faces a storm of criticism at home over leaked videos of a night out. Marin said on Friday she … Read more