Category Archives: Poland

Latushka threatens to block border between Belarus and Poland if EU does not impose sanctions

People’s anti-crisis Management has announced the beginning of mass protests at the Belarusian-Polish border. This way, it plans to force the European Union to impose effective sanctions against Lukashenka’s regime. The first coordinated action will begin on Saturday, June 5, at the Babrouniki-Berastavitsa checkpoint. The action has been agreed upon with local authorities. Other countries are likely to follow, says

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Polish counterintelligence arrest man for giving military secrets to Russia — intelNews.org

POLAND’S COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AGENCY HAS announced the arrest of a Polish citizen, who reportedly admitted spying for Russian military intelligence. The 43-year-old man has been named only as “Marcin K.”, in compliance with Polish law. Polish counterintelligence arrest man for giving military secrets to Russia — intelNews.org

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Alexander Query: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of Lenin was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union, whose demise Russian

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Polish president to take part in Crimean Platform Summit – Zelensky

23:50, 03.05.21 – UNIAN The summit is scheduled for August 23, 2021. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, will take part in the first summit of the Crimean Platform, an international platform designed to facilitate the end of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Zelensky made the comment at a joint briefing on the results of bilateral

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Dozens of American fighters arrived in Poland

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said the arrival of US F-15 and F-16 military aircraft in Poland was not Washington’s reaction to the situation around Ukraine The United States European Command (EUCOM) sent several dozen fighters to Poland as part of the exercise. Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Poland Mariusz Blaszczak announced this on Twitter. “Several dozen

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Archaeologists uncover skeletons of WWII-era nuns murdered by Russian soldiers

6 March 2021 – Fox News The nuns were from the order of St. Catherine of Alexandria. Polish archaeologists have recently identified previously uncovered skeletons of three Catholic nuns who were killed by Russian soldiers at the end of World War II.  The Russian army invaded Poland in 1944 after Germany’s occupation, hoping to gain control by imprisoning, exiling and assassinating Polish soldiers, civilians and members of its religious community. Historical records from

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Germany, Poland, Sweden to Expel Russian Diplomats in Tit-for-Tat Move

Germany, Sweden and Poland on Monday said they were each expelling a Russian diplomat, in retaliation for Moscow’s expulsion last week of their diplomats for allegedly taking part in protests in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The three EU countries announced the tit-for-tat moves in coordinated statements, which come against a backdrop of mounting tensions with Russia. “Today the

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Russia expels European diplomats over Navalny protests

Russia has expelled three diplomats from Germany, Sweden and Poland for joining protests in support of opposition activist Alexei Navalny, who was jailed earlier this week. The Russian foreign ministry said the three took part in “illegal demonstrations” on 23 January. Sweden called the expulsion “totally unfounded” and denied its diplomat had participated in any demonstration. Mr Navalny is a

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Alexander Query: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of Lenin was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union, whose demise Russian

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The Kremlin reacted to Poland’s multibillion-dollar fine against Gazprom

The Kremlin says the Polish regulator’s fine against Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom is unlikely to have a more negative effect on relations with Poland, as they are hard to call prosperous. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, reports “European Truth” with reference to TASS . “I have no doubt that everything that

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Poland Fines Gazprom $7.5Bln Over Nord Stream 2

Long-standing opponent to pipeline issues “unprecedented” fine, alleging project restricts competition and hurts consumers. Poland’s anti-monopoly service has fined Gazprom more than $7.5 billion over its controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline. After a two-year investigation, Polish authorities concluded that the pipeline damages Polish consumers and raised a host of concerns over energy security, market competition and the financial partnership struck

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Poland seeks arrest of Russian air traffic controllers linked to President Kaczynski’s plane crash

Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM – UA Wire The investigative team of the Polish National Prosecutor’s Office appealed to the District Court of Warsaw with a request for the temporary arrest of three Russian air traffic controllers who were working at Smolensk airport when the plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed in 2010, a spokeswoman for Poland’s National Prosecutor’s

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Lukashenko Says ‘Intercepted Call’ Shows Germany ‘Falsified’ Navalny Poisoning Claims

Germany “falsified” its statement that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned, Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko told Russia’s visiting prime minister Thursday, citing an intercepted conversation. The German government said Wednesday that Navalny, 44, who remains in a medically induced coma and on a ventilator two weeks after falling ill on a flight, was poisoned with a substance from the

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Belarus may impose sanctions on Poland and Lithuania, Lukashenka says

On August 28, Alyaksandr Lukashenka threatened neighbouring Poland and Lithuania to limit their transit through Belarus. He also admitted that Minsk contributed to smuggling sanctioned goods to Russia. “We are going to show them what sanctions are. They (Poles and Lithuanians) transited our territory to trade with China and Russia. Now they will fly either through the Baltic Sea or

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Poland reacts to Lukashenko’s allegations of plot to annex Belarusian region

Earlier, Lukashenko has reportedly claimed foreign meddling in Belarus affairs, pointing at Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine, while seeking support from Russia The Polish diplomacy has responded to the most recent accusations voiced by Belarus’ Alexander Lukashenko who claimed Poland allegedly intended to seize the Grodno region. In a backlash, the Polish foreign ministry took to Twitter with the statement. “Due

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U.S. To Move Troops From Germany, In Shift That Esper Says Will Strengthen NATO Against Russia

July 29, 2020 15:13 GMT – By RFE/RL WASHINGTON — The United States will move almost 12,000 troops out of Germany, relocating some of them to Belgium and Italy, in a strategic shift the Pentagon says will help deter Russia. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on July 29 that the repositioning will strengthen NATO, enhance deterrence against Russia, and improve U.S.

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THREE SWORDS

The Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade is preparing to host its first international exercise as the brigade emerges as a fully operational actor in European security. ​ The success of the “Hetman Konstantiyn Ostrogskiy” Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade (LITPOLUKR) represents a new era of multilateral security cooperation in Europe. Lithuanian, Polish, and Ukrainian efforts to bolster European stability in the wake of Russia’s destabilizing invasion

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Poland lifted statute of limitations for crimes of communism

Prosecutors of Institute of National Remembrance of Poland will be able to continue to prosecute people responsible for the crimes of the communist regime in Poland In Poland, the statute of limitations for crimes of the communist era of 1944-1990 was canceled. The relevant law was signed by President Andrzej Duda. Radio Poland reports. The regulations currently in force provide

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Duda narrowly wins presidential election in Poland, – exit polls

08:03, 13 July 2020 : 112 Ukraine 50.4 percent of voters supported the incumbent president, while 49.6 upheld Rafał Trzaskowski, the candidate from Platforma Obywatelska party. Incumbent president of Poland Andrzej Duda has won in the second leg of presidential election. He barely won in the faceoff with the other candidate who lost by less than one percent of votes. TVN24 reported that referring

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Kremlin: Russia’s relations with Poland are ‘at their lowest level’

Relations between Russia and Poland are “at their lowest possible level”, this goes against the interests of the two countries, said Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Channel One Russia. “Our relations with Poland today do not just leave much to be desired, they are bad. They are probably at their lowest level, which is clearly contrary to the interests

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