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Storm over Ukraine Ambassador’s to Germany comments on Poland won’t be forgotten Andrij Melnyk History Stepan Bandera Ukrainie World War II Commentary Poland
2D AGOAndrij Melnyk History Stepan Bandera Ukrainie World War II Commentary Poland

Poland furious over top Ukrainian diplomat’s comments on WWII massacre

At a time when Russia is committing atrocities in Ukraine, the Ukrainian ambassador to Germany, Andrij Melnyk, condones the crimes of Bandera’s nationalists thereby undermining mutual trust between Poland and Ukraine, writes Jerzy Haszczyński in daily ‘Rzeczpospolita’

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NATO summit Madrid Baltic states Eastern Flank Madrid summit NATO Russia Ukraine war Commentary Poland
5D AGOBaltic states Eastern Flank Madrid summit NATO Russia Ukraine war Commentary Poland

There is good news from Madrid, but Eastern Europeans still can’t be sure they are fully protected

There is a chance that the permanent stationing of U.S. troops in Poland could finally change the country’s inferior status inside NATO, writes Jerzy Haszczyński for Rzeczpospolita

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Kyiv Macron Morawiecki Polish opposition Scholz Ukraine War Commentary Poland
2 WEEKS AGOKyiv Macron Morawiecki Polish opposition Scholz Ukraine War Commentary Poland

Scholz and Macron want supplicants not partners on Ukraine

Macron, Scholz, and Draghi did not take the Polish president or prime minister with them to Kyiv, not because Poland matters too little but because it has become too significant for the tastes of “old Europe,” argues Jacek Karnowski for portal wPolityce.pl

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Polsat News Lech Kaczyński Jarosław Kaczyński Joanna Staniszkis Lech Kaczyński Paweł Śpiewak Polish opposition Commentary Poland
3 WEEKS AGOJarosław Kaczyński Joanna Staniszkis Lech Kaczyński Paweł Śpiewak Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Polish politics already has its picture of the year

The scene from the Polish TV show depicting the reaction to an opposition politician’s shocking statement about the Kaczyński brothers deserves the award for best political picture of the year, writes Goran Andrijanić

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Russia Putin History Peter the Great Politics Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland
3 WEEKS AGOHistory Peter the Great Politics Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland

Putin wants to emulate Peter the Great

Putin’s appearance at the exhibition in celebration of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great gave him the chance to build the narrative that he, like Peter the Great, is not conquering but recovering territory that is rightfully Russia’s, writes Grzegorz Górny on wPolityce.pl

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Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki (second L), LAw and Justice (PiS) leader Jarosław Kaczyński (C) and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky (second R) in Kyiv. Boris Johnson Central and Eastern Europe EU European Union New project Politics Commentary Poland
4 WEEKS AGOBoris Johnson Central and Eastern Europe EU European Union New project Politics Commentary Poland

New European alliance could give Poland an alternative to the European Union

A new project of a broader Europe associated with the EU but with a freer and wider market and mutual military assistance might be the solution for the current political crisis in the EU caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, writes Tomasz Sakiewicz for portal niezależna.pl

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By opposing key merger of state oil firms Donald Tusk is backing Russia Donald Tusk Lotos MOL Oil Orlen Russia Commentary Poland
1M AGODonald Tusk Lotos MOL Oil Orlen Russia Commentary Poland

By opposing key merger of Polish state oil firms, Donald Tusk is aiding Russia

In order to counter Russia by creating one of the biggest energy conglomerates in Europe, Poland is moving to merge its two key fuel companies, Orlen and Lotos, but Donald Tusk is campaigning to stop this vital merger, writes Michał Rachoń for portal Niezalezna.pl

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EU NATO Viktor Orbán Volodymyr Zelensky Commentary European Union Hungary Russia Ukraine
2M AGOEU NATO Viktor Orbán Volodymyr Zelensky Commentary European Union Hungary Russia Ukraine

Mária Schmidt: Europe is now completely Americanized, and it is having disastrous consequences

“The leaders of the European Union are unquestioningly meeting the ever-increasing demands of the American hawks, which will cause serious problems for the livelihoods of European citizens,” writes Mária Schmidt

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Emmanuel Macron,German Chancellor Olaf Scholz France Stratégie Geopolitics Germany Italy Russia Ukraine war Commentary Poland Trending
2M AGOFrance Stratégie Geopolitics Germany Italy Russia Ukraine war Commentary Poland Trending

Macron and Scholz are afraid of Ukraine winning the war as their interests diverge from those of the US, UK and Central Europe

Germany, France and Italy all dream of peace that would be paid for with Ukrainian land, but only a total defeat for the Kremlin will lift the threat of a future peace being paid for with Polish interests, writes Andrzej Krajewski for dziennik.pl

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Poland needs to start thinking about reconstruction in Ukraine right now economy Germany Reconstruction UK Ukraine US Commentary Poland
2M AGOeconomy Germany Reconstruction UK Ukraine US Commentary Poland

Poland should come before Germany when it comes to rebuilding Ukraine

Jakub Maciejewski, the war correspondent in the Donbas for portal wPolityce.pl, writes that the scale of the destruction of Ukraine is such that Poland, if it is to be a key player in the post-war process, must have a strategy in place to handle the reconstruction process

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Baltic states Germany Intermarium Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Three Seas Ukraine Commentary Poland
2M AGOBaltic states Germany Intermarium Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Three Seas Ukraine Commentary Poland

Central and Eastern Europe must unite against an imperial EU and a dangerous Russia

Just like during the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, countries of Central and Eastern Europe need to take up a common defense against outside threats, writes Jakub Maciejewski

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European Union poll Russia Ukraine Viktor Orbán Vladimir Putin Volodymyr Zelensky War Commentary Hungary Remix Exclusive Trending
2M AGOEuropean Union poll Russia Ukraine Viktor Orbán Vladimir Putin Volodymyr Zelensky War Commentary Hungary Remix Exclusive Trending

The majority of Hungarians reject a one-sided interpretation of Ukraine conflict

Recent polls suggest that European citizens’ views on the war are not what media headlines might suggest, with a majority opposed to arming Ukraine and a near majority against more sanctions on Russia

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Ukraine EU Poland European Union Geopolitics Germany Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Russia Ukraine Commentary Poland
2M AGOEuropean Union Geopolitics Germany Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Russia Ukraine Commentary Poland

Ukraine in the EU would fulfill Polish dream

Accession of Ukraine into the EU would mark the fulfillment of Poland’s long-term geopolitical goal of creating a Central and Eastern European counterweight to Germany and Russia, writes Mateusz Kosiński

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Jarosław-Kaczyński Poland PiS Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Ukraine war Commentary Poland
2M AGOLaw and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Ukraine war Commentary Poland

Poles rally around the flag but not necessarily the ruling conservative party

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine proved the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party had the best assessment of the threat Russia posed, but that has not translated into a surge for the ruling party because of other long-standing problems, writes Agaton Koziński for portal wp.pl

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Poland EU flags Brussels European Union May 3 Constitution of 1791 Polish opposition Ukraine Commentary Poland
2M AGOBrussels European Union May 3 Constitution of 1791 Polish opposition Ukraine Commentary Poland

Betrayal and patriotism define the battle between the EU and Poland

When the war broke out in Ukraine and Poland’s opposition attacked its own government in Brussels, Polish political commentator Wojciech Biedroń asks under which flag does the Polish society stand firmly today?

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coal mine, Poland, Czechia Coal mininig Energy independence gas Russian aggression Commentary czech republic
2M AGOCoal mininig Energy independence gas Russian aggression Commentary czech republic

Coal makes a comeback

A possible extension of coal mining and operation of lignite-fired power plants means a defense against current inflation and future time settings until renewables, hydrogen and other kinder technologies and the warm desires of environmentalists are usable

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elections France Hungary OSCE Commentary France Remix Exclusive
2M AGOelections France Hungary OSCE Commentary France Remix Exclusive

France’s elections, not Hungary’s, deserve an OSCE observer mission

What Hungary’s left-wing opposition coalition had to endure in the Hungarian parliamentary elections was nothing compared to the way Marine Le Pen and her National Rally were treated in the French presidential election, writes Olivier Bault for Remix News

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Pope John Paul II message to Ukrainians still relevant Catholic church Christianity John Paul II Russia Russian Orthodox Church Ukraine Commentary Poland
3M AGOCatholic church Christianity John Paul II Russia Russian Orthodox Church Ukraine Commentary Poland

Pope John Paul II’s message to Ukrainians remains relevant to this day

As Ukraine defends itself bravely against Russian aggression, the confrontation between Moscow and Kyiv is not only a military one but also one based on history, culture and religion, as Pope John Paul II understood when he visited Kyiv in 2001, writes Grzetorz Górny in portal wPolityce.pl

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Russia Poland President Plane Crash Lech Kaczyński Russia Smolensk crash Ukraine war Commentary Poland
3M AGOLech Kaczyński Russia Smolensk crash Ukraine war Commentary Poland

The war in Ukraine is changing public opinion on the Smolensk air crash

Polish sociologist Prof. Henryk Domański believes that the war in Ukraine has made people fully aware of what Russia is capable of and that, rather than the finer details about the investigation of the 2010 Polish President’s plane Smolensk crash, is what is changing public perception about it

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