Errant missile that hit Poland likely came from Ukraine, NATO and Warsaw say – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. A missile that crossed into Poland on Tuesday and killed two people likely came from Ukrainian air defenses trying to knock down a barrage of Russian rockets, the Polish government and NATO’s chief said Wednesday. “Nothing indicates that this was an intentional attack on … Read more

Russian-made missile falls on eastern Poland, killing 2

  Poland said early Wednesday that a Russian-made missile fell in the eastern part of the country, killing two people in a blast that marked the first time since the invasion of Ukraine that Russian weapons came down on a NATO country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy decried the strike as “a very significant escalation” of … Read more

Poland picks Westinghouse to build its first nuclear plant – POLITICO

Poland awarded a contract to build its first nuclear power plant to a U.S. bid as the country seeks to burn less coal and increase its energy independence. The government in Warsaw chose Westinghouse for the nuclear project, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said late Friday in a tweet praising the U.S. company’s “reliable, safe technology.” … Read more

Inside the control room of Belarus’ hijacked Ryanair flight – POLITICO

Sometime between 9:50 a.m. and 10 a.m. on May 23, 2021, two men walked into the Minsk air traffic control center.  They were there to deliver a message: There’s a bomb on Ryanair flight 4978 from Athens to Vilnius, which would soon be flying through Belarusian airspace. Except, it was a lie. The bomb threat prompted the pilots … Read more

Europe’s right wing cheers Meloni’s win in Italy, as others look on nervously – POLITICO

Europe’s right wing is cheering Giorgia Meloni’s projected win in Italy’s election. Everyone else is looking anxiously at what happens next. Meloni is set to lead Italy’s most right-wing government since Benito Mussolini after the coalition led by her Brothers of Italy party won around 44 percent of the vote on Sunday. On Monday morning, … Read more