Russian Missiles Fired Into NATO Member Poland, Killing Two, Report Says

Russian S-200 Wega - very long range, medium-to-high altitude surface-to-air missile against blue sky

At a glance

  • “We are aware of the press reports alleging that two Russian missiles have struck a location inside Poland near the Ukraine border,” Pentagon spokesperson Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder said.
  • “I can tell you that we don’t have any information at this time to corroborate those reports and are looking into this further.”
  • Ryder added, “When it comes to our security commitments and Article 5, we’ve been crystal clear that we will defend every inch of NATO territory.”

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