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Buzzarro: Is This Romanian TV Reporter Faking A Sandstorm?

PAGINA DE MEDIA (Romania)

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After being the source of much mockery, Romanian reporter Adrian Boioglu wants to set the record straight. During a live weather report from Constanta on the country's Black Sea coast, the roving news reporter from the Realitatea news channel appeared to get caught red-handed as he was attempting to recreate a sandstorm, the Romanian website Pagina de media reported.

Watch the video below to see what looks like an assistant kicking the sand up. Boioglu contacted Worldcrunch by email to say that the person kicking sand was the cameraman from another TV Station.

The video has gone viral in Romania, and according to Pagina de media, "will go down in the history of Romanian TV goofs."

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Poland has a border with Russia and Belarus, so it is not just watching how the Ukraine war develops. Warsaw is rethinking its entire defense strategy.

Photo of a Polish soldier seen working at the construction of the fence along the border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

Wisztyniec, Poland. A Polish soldier seen working at the construction of the fence along the border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

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KYIV — It will soon be exactly one year since the Russian Federation launched its large-scale invasion of Ukraine. During that time, neighboring Poland has been playing the role of a front-line country — NATO's eastern outpost.

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Polish government agencies have been hard at work on what to do if the country is attacked. In particular, a new defense directive. After all, Poland’s Political and Strategic Defense Directive, which has been in effect since 2018, must be updated because it simply doesn't match today's reality.

Poland's Deputy Minister of National Defense, Wojciech Skurkiewicz, announced a change in defense doctrine with the defense forces set up on the Vistula River, located in northeastern Poland. Ukraine's experience shows the need to protect the country's entire territory as quickly as possible.

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