All posts tagged Poland

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February 8, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

Russia’s privately-owned fuel giant Lukoil agreed to sell more than 230 filling stations located in Poland, Lithuania and Latvia to Austrian group AMIC Energy Management and expects to close the […]

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Poland to reopen investigation into Smolensk plane crash

February 5, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland may re-launch the inquiry into the 2010 Smolensk air crash in Russia, in which President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other people were killed, after ...

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Under pressure, Europe sees return of nation states

February 2, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

A European Union founding father, Jean Monnet, once claimed, “Crises are the great unifier.” For Europeans that is not proving true today. The ...

Poland minister of justice Zbigniew Ziobro

Polish senate passes law giving justice ministry control over prosecutor’s office

February 1, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland’s upper house Saturday adopted two bills, authored by the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS), which provides for merging the functions of ...

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    Fears mount of resurgent anti-Semitism in Europe
    January 28, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Seventy-one years ago, Soviet troops entered the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp near Krakow, Poland, liberating the remaining 7,000 prisoners, most of them sick and dying Jews. Days earlier, as […]

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    Poland marks Auschwitz liberation, 71 years on
    January 28, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish President Andrzej Duda said in an address at Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp in southern Poland, where Poland Wednesday marked 71 years since the camp’s liberation by the […]

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    Polish PM defends her government in European Parliament
    January 20, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo worked to reassure members of European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday that Poland did nothing to violate its constitution and that the contention over the […]

  • Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Photo: Piotr Drabik
    Where is Poland headed?
    January 19, 2016, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    Does Polish national-conservative leader Jarosław Kaczyński have a plan? Or are his policy decisions (which are often rushed through literally overnight) based purely on an unquenched thirst for power at […]