US Congress speaker Pelosi to meet Polish Senate speaker on Tuesday

The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, is to meet Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki on a Tuesday stop-over en route to the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday, the Senate Information Centre has informed PAP. Media had earlier reported that on her way to the Fifth

Poland delighted with the proposal of the European Climate Fund

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A European Union fund designed to help coal-reliant regions move toward a greener economy is very good news for Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday. All EU countries except Poland agreed last month they should transform their economies over the next 30 years to combat climate

The Polish government approved a bill to open the Polish passenger rail market

The Polish government has adopted a draft law which aims to open the country’s passenger rail service to competing companies from other EU states. The bill, which has been developed by the Ministry of Infrastructure, amends existing legislation on rail transport and will harmonise the rules in line with EU law.

Polish president may boycott Holocaust remembrance in Israel

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s president is threatening to boycott a ceremony in Israel marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz if he is not allowed to speak before or after Russian President Vladimir Putin. Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski said Tuesday it was

Poland excluded from Germany and France cooperation in military projects

BERLIN, (BG) – Berlin and Paris excluded Poland from cooperation on issues related to army modernization. According to the Welt newspaper, such a decision has serious consequences for European defense policy, and therefore for European security. As an example of the refusal to cooperate with Warsaw, the newspaper cites the French-German project

Brussels is silent about Putin’s offensive on Poland

Over the last two weeks, the Russian President Vladimir Putin has, on five different occasions accused Poland of being in alliance with Adolf Hitler before the Second World War and of egging Nazi Germany on with its attacks on Jews. His remarks have been condemned by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz

Putin said Poland entered into a conspiracy with Hitler

Russian President Vladimir Putin upped the ante in a war of words with Europe on Tuesday (24 December), accusing Poland of colluding with Hitler and of anti-Semitism. Tensions are running high between Moscow and Warsaw, with NATO and EU member Poland fearing what it has described as Russian military adventurism and

Disciplinary proceedings began to dismiss judges questioning government reform

A request has been submitted to suspend judges who questioned the legitimacy of changes to the judiciary introduced by the government. One of the judges, Anna Bator-Ciesielska from Warsaw district court, refused to adjudicate together with judges who were accused of being involved in the so-called “hater scandal”, in which leaked

What are the prospects for the Polish-radical Confederation?

Poland’s October election saw the unexpected success of a strongly pro-free market and nationalist radical right challenger to the ruling party. However, the new grouping’s youthful, anti-establishment core electorate is notoriously fickle, and its ideological eclecticism – and the presence of highly controversial personalities among its leaders – makes it