News Wire | Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022

Poland Explosion Was Ukraine Defending Itself Against Russia, NATO Says

By Emily Rauhala & Francesca Ebel | The Washington Post (free)

The explosion in Poland that took place during a Russian missile barrage on Ukraine was not an attack, said the leaders of NATO and Poland on Wednesday, defusing fears of an escalation with Moscow.

As G-20 Summit Ends, Divisions Persist on Russia Sanctions

By Sui-Lee Wee | The New York Times

World leaders at the Group of 20 summit meeting struggled to find common ground on the war in Ukraine in their closing statement on Wednesday, underscoring the gulf between the West and other countries on Russia’s actions.

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