NATO tries to reassure Russia’s neighbors as Moscow attacks Ukraine on multiple fronts

A destroyed building in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on Nov. 29.YEVHEN TITOV/AFP/Getty Images Russia said its troops had moved forward in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday and Kiev said Moscow was “up to something” in the south, while NATO sought to support other countries fearing destabilization from Moscow. Ukraine’s general staff previously said its troops had … Read more

NATO says Russia is using “winter as a weapon of war” as air raid sirens blare across Ukraine

Air raid sirens wailed for the first time in Ukraine this week, as NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of weaponizing the harsh northern winter. Most important points: NATO allies said the aid package included cash, electricity transmission equipment and more weapons Russia’s attacks on energy infrastructure have left millions of Ukrainians … Read more

Snowy Kiev is struggling with power outages for fear of new attacks

Ukraine is rushing to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter starts with an energy shortage of about 20% Party boss says next week could be ‘very difficult’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kyiv and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday, as millions in and around the Ukrainian capital struggled with power supply … Read more

Germany is in talks with allies over Polish insistence on sending Patriots to Ukraine

NATO says the decision on whether to deploy Patriots depends on a specific country Poland asked to send German launchers to Western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request to send German Patriot air defense units to Ukraine after the NATO chief suggested the military … Read more

Poland upsets some by rejecting the German air defense system

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says an anti-missile system that Germany offered to send to Poland should go to Ukraine instead, a proposal that is unlikely to be an option for Berlin as it would significantly undermine NATO’s involvement in Ukraine. enlarge. Poland’s surprise response to Berlin’s offer has been welcomed by Ukraine, … Read more

China is stepping up efforts to control Western infrastructure, key industries – NATO

BRUSSELS, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – Western countries should be careful not to create new dependencies on China as they wind down Russia’s energy supply amid Moscow’s war against Kiev, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Monday. “We see increasing Chinese efforts to control our critical infrastructure, supply chains and key industrial sectors,” he said during a … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

‘Significant breakthrough’ by allies amid Ukraine’s advance through ‘darkness’: Deputy Prime Minister – National

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

Ukraine may gain access to missile blast site – Polish officials

PRZEWODOW, Poland/WARSAW, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine may be granted requested access to the site in southeastern Poland’s border region where two people were killed by a rocket on Tuesday, Polish officials said on Thursday. Warsaw and its Western allies say crime scene evidence indicates the explosion was caused by a Ukrainian air defense missile … Read more

NATO faces a new challenge as war in Ukraine sweeps into Poland | NATO News

Brussels, Belgium – The Russian war in Ukraine shocked NATO this week when a missile exploded in a Polish village near the Ukrainian border, killing two people. Immediately after Tuesday’s blast, Polish President Andrzej Duda said the explosive that hit Przewodow, a village of hundreds of people, was “most likely Russian-made” as the investigation was … Read more