UPDATE Poland, US & NATO assess that missile likely originated in Ukraine, was fired by Ukraine in self defense (at incoming Russian missile), and unintentionally landed in Poland. NATO still expected to hold emergency meeting today, but for now crisis averted.
UPDATE #Poland Missile attack • Russia “there were no strikes” • Ukraine : “This is a Russian missile attack on collective security” • White House: looking into it • UK making calls • Austin will 📞 Polish def. min:CNN • Poland’s emergency Gov meeting ongoing
Being a NATO member, Poland could opt to invoke Article 5 of "collective defense" that an attack on one is an attack on all. If Russia is culprit, such move would take Ukraine war to a whole new level
According to this, their zoo came under shelling in May. Ukraine took Kharkiv back in September. Scars of war on every breathing creature in area
Things definitely looking up for Maduro in Egypt. Russia's war in Ukraine, OPEC+ cuts have forced a US-EU recalibration with Venezuela.
What changed from September when US first warned about such weapon sale to now, is that shipment has moved from DPRK to Russia via Middle East & North Africa. US not expecting it to make difference on battlefield in Ukraine
Kyiv strikes happened at 8 a.m local time. Other cities were hit too. Zelensky said Russia targeted Ukraine's energy infrastructure and used (besides missiles) #Iran-made drones (AFP). Putin’s forces incurring losses in East and South following Ukraine’s counteroffensive.