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World News 16.11

On November 15, 2022 at 3:40 pm, a missile dropped on the village of Przewodów killing two Polish citizens. Soon after Polish allies offered condolence and their full support to Poland. Meanwhile, Russian strikes continue terrorising Ukrainian cities, destroying the country’s infrastructure ahead of winter.

Missile incident in Przewodów

Russia’s war against Ukraine has spilled over the border into the West for the first time since the start of the full-scale invasion. Though neither side has claimed responsibility, the fact remains that the blast occurred on Polish soil. TVP World reporter Stanisław Jegliński is in Przewodów, in southeastern Poland with the latest developments.

Deadly blast stokes fears

Apart from putting further strain on already tense international relations, the tragic incident in eastern Poland has a more personal dimension. As investigations into the blast continue, locals in the area are worrying whether anything else might be falling from the sky in the future.

Poland reacts to missile blast

The deadly incident involving the explosion of a stray missile on Polish territory near the border with Ukraine was truly an unprecedented event. Polish authorities reacted decisively to the blast and drew plans on what to do next in cooperation with Polish allies.

World leaders respond

The missile incident that left two dead in southeastern Poland on Tuesday, has caused a massive stir in the international community. Most world leaders offered condolence and their full support to Poland.

Russian strikes on Ukraine continues

Russian attacks continue and Ukraine is preparing to repel the enemy from the Belarusian side. Residents of border towns live with memories of the horrors from March 2022, when Russians massacred people fleeing along the green corridor. TVP World correspondent Aleksandra Marchewicz is in Ukraine reporting on the latest developments.

The more the marrier

On Wednesday, the European Commission called for Romanian, Bulgarian, and Croatian citizens to be allowed to travel freely across Europe without passports. The move would expand the Schengen area to 29 countries.

Stanbul blast shockwave

Turkish officials blame Kurdish militants for the attack that took the lives of six people in Istanbul last week. The question is now how and if Sweden and Finland’s NATO accession process will be affected by the bombing. Turkey may now demand that both countries show greater willingness to support its fight against the threat of terrorism.

Artemis mission succesfuly launches

The Artemis One Mission has successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket will orbit the moon and eventually return to Earth. NASA’s goal is to lay the foundation for a future lunar base. This historic launch could be the beginning of a new era of space exploration.

The Heart of Europe

The Heart of Europe film festival will conclude at the end of the month, with prizes in each category being awarded on November 17. While Warsaw residents can see the films at a venue downtown, viewers around the world can stream the films at Heart of Europe.TVP.PL.

World News’ guest

To talk about the blast in the Polish village situated near the Ukrainian border and the reaction of people around the world TVP World invited Christian Borys, the founder of Saint Javelin.

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