All posts tagged Poland

Marcellus Shale rig and gas well operation in Scott township, Lawrence county in Pennsylvania, US. Photo: wcn247/
December 24, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland’s rather slow progress in shale gas exploration suggests any potential extraction will come no sooner than in five-ten years, energy expert from the Energy Studies Institute Pawel Poprawa has […]

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Poland concerned by Russia’s Baltic military actions

December 12, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland’s defence minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Thursday he was concerned by the level of Russia’s recent naval and air force activity in the ...

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Polish former president admits knowledge of CIA ‘black site’ in Poland

December 11, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski acknowledged on December 10 2014 the existence of the secret CIA prison after Poland had for years been ...

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Poland’s constitutional court removes kosher slaughter ban

December 11, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Poland’s constitutional court has overturned a 2013 decision by the country’s parliament, the Sejm, to ban kosher slaughtering in the coun ...

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    Russia expels Polish diplomats in retaliation
    November 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russia’s foreign ministry said on November 17 that it has expelled “a number of Polish diplomats” in retaliation for similar steps undertaken by authorities in Warsaw. The ministry described Poland’s […]

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    Orbis to take over Accor’s operations in Central Europe
    November 17, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s largest hotel operator Orbis Group has been cleared by its supervisory board to purchase the 46 existing and planned hotels in Central Europe from its strategic partner Accor in […]

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    Poland’s Independence Day celebrations turn violent
    November 12, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s Independence Day celebrations in Warsaw on Tuesday were disrupted by violent riots for the fourth year in a row as hundreds of masked young people, who broke away from […]

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    Polish Sejm speaker Sikorski survives no confidence vote
    November 9, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish MPs have voted against a no confidence motion brought by the opposition Law and Justice (PiS) against Sejm speaker Radosław Sikorski after he had mistakenly told the U.S. web […]

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    Polish officials say Polanski safe in Poland
    November 4, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    An adviser to the Polish president Tomasz Nałęcz told TVN 24 broadcaster that it would be highly inappropriate to extradict Polish-born film director Roman Polanski, a “child of the Holocaust”, […]