Who will be the new president of Poland?

By |november 12th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Donald Tusk, News, Poland, Polish presidential elections 2020, Radoslaw Sikorski|

After European Council President Donald Tusk announced he will not run for the Polish presidency a week ago, more opposition candidates may consider a run. New names have already started to appear on the roster.

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At WWII anniversary, Germany asks forgiveness while Poland demands compensations

By |september 2nd, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Crimea annexation, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Germany, Mateusz Morawiecki, Nazi Germany, News, PiS, Poland, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

Germany's president asked for forgiveness for his country on Sunday (1 September) for the suffering of the Polish people during World War Two as Poland marked 80 years since the Nazi German invasion that unleashed the deadliest conflict in human history.

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Washington needles Germany with threat of US troops relocation to Poland

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Andrzej Duda, burden sharing, defence spending, Donald Trump, Fort Trump, Germany, Nato, News, Poland, Ramstein Air Base, United States, US troops|

Washington has talked for some time of relocating US troops from Germany because of its annoyance with Berlin's military spending shortfalls. But President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Poland in September could give it another twist.

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Poland to hold parliamentary election on 13 October

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Law and Justice, News, PiS, Poland, Polish parliamentary election|

The Polish president's office confirmed on Tuesday (6 August) that the country will hold its parliamentary election on 13 October, which most pollsters expect the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party to win thanks to generous social spending and robust e...

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Tusk on 1989 anniversaries: Two visions are present also today

By |junij 5th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, China, Communism, fall of the Berlin Wall, News, PiS, Poland, Solidarnosc, Tienanmen crackdown|

European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday (4 June) hailed the Polish election 30 years ago that heralded the peaceful demise of the entire Soviet bloc, holding it up as a reminder that China's bloody Tiananmen crackdown that same day was not th...

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Russia angry at Poland over WWII anniversary snub

By |marec 22nd, 2019|Andrzej Duda, News, Poland, Russia, Vladimir Putin, WWII|

Russia expressed anger on Wednesday (20 March) that President Vladimir Putin has not been invited to ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Poland later this year.

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Gdańsk mayor’s murder sends shockwaves through EU

By |januar 14th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Civic Platform, Donald Tusk, hate speech, Jaroslav Kaczynski, News, PiS, Poland, Solidarnosc|

Paweł Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdańsk, died on Monday (14 January) of his wounds, a day after being stabbed by a man who rushed the stage during a charity event. EU officials said they were devastated and expressed utter shock.

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Poland bows to EU court reversal of Supreme Court retirements

By |december 18th, 2018|Andrzej Duda, Article 7, European Court of Justice, independence of judiciary, News, Poland, rule of law|

Poland on Monday (17 December) bowed to a ruling by the EU’s top court ordering it to suspend a law that had lowered the retirement age of its Supreme Court judges amid concerns about judicial independence. The European Court of Justice (ECJ)...

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Tensions mount ahead of Poland’s centenary march

By |november 8th, 2018|Andrzej Duda, anti-Semitism, Donald Tusk, far right, First World War, News, PiS, Poland, Racism, xenophobia|

Poland's president and prime minister on Wednesday (7 November) called a march in Warsaw to mark the country's independence day centenary this weekend, hours after the capital's mayor banned one planned by far-right groups for the occasion.

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Nord Stream 2 exposed as Russian weapon against NATO

By |oktober 25th, 2018|Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Andrzej Duda, Angela Merkel, Jacek Czaputowicz, Nato, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

Polish and other speakers at the Warsaw Security Forum on Wednesday (24 October) exposed the Gazprom-sponsored Nord Stream 2 pipeline as a security threat for the EU and NATO.

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