At NATO summit, Biden announces permanent U.S. troop presence in Poland, increased support for eastern Europe

At NATO summit, Biden announces permanent U.S. troop presence in Poland, increased support for eastern Europe

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden said at a NATO summit in Madrid that the United States would send additional troops to eastern Europe.     

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Gazprom halts gas supply to Poland and Bulgaria as Russia accused of blackmail

Gazprom halts gas supply to Poland and Bulgaria as Russia accused of blackmail

This post was originally published on this siteRussian energy giant Gazprom cuts supply to Poland and Bulgaria for refusal to pay in roubles.

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Biden travels to Poland as the country struggles to deal with millions of Ukrainians fleeing Russian invasion

Biden travels to Poland as the country struggles to deal with millions of Ukrainians fleeing Russian invasion

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden plans to travel from Belgium to Poland, where he intends to meet with U.S. troops and aid workers assisting Ukrainian refugees.

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Biden to visit Poland during Europe trip

Biden to visit Poland during Europe trip

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden will travel to Poland on Friday after a series of high-level meetings in Brussels as the United States and its allies coordinate their response to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Biden will meet with Polish…

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Polish, Czech, and Slovenian prime ministers announce Kyiv visit as Russian shelling ramps up

Polish, Czech, and Slovenian prime ministers announce Kyiv visit as Russian shelling ramps up

The government of Poland announced Tuesday that its prime minister and his counterparts from the Czech Republican and Slovenia are heading to Kyiv to show support for Ukraine and its leaders amid Russia’s invasion. “The aim of the visit is to express the European Union’s unequivocal support for Ukraine and its freedom and independence,” Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala tweeted.
Fiala, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński, and Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal on Tuesday as representatives of the European Union. Along with supporting “the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine,” Poland said, “the aim of this visit is also to present a broad package of support for Ukraine and Ukrainians.”
Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia are also part of NATO. It isn’t clear who the countries plan to ensure the safety of their leaders, but Russia hit Kyiv with a series of large artillery strikes Tuesday morning, hitting a 15-story apartment building, damaging the entrance to a subway station behind used as a bomb shelter, and destroying other civilian targets.

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Ukraine war: Fears Russian aggression could spill into Poland

Ukraine war: Fears Russian aggression could spill into Poland

This post was originally published on this siteThe influx of refugees and Russian security threats leaves Poland feeling vulnerable.

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Republican senators pressure Biden to transfer fighter jets to Ukraine

Republican senators pressure Biden to transfer fighter jets to Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteBut US is wary of sending military aid to Ukraine for fear it’s seen as direct involvement in war.

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Biden sends Harris to Poland and Romania amid global crisis

Biden sends Harris to Poland and Romania amid global crisis

This post was originally published on this siteThe vice president will promise aid and support to Eastern European allies as part of an urgent effort to keep NATO united. Despite overall agreement, rifts may loom on how best to aid Ukraine militarily.

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