Lech Walesa in danger? Russia Jarosław Wałęsa Lech Wałęsa PiS Russia threats News Poland Trending

Ex-Polish president’s son calls for state protection for his father following anti-Russian remarks

Former Polish president, Lech Wałęsa, enraged Kremlin propagandists when he suggested in a recent interview for French TV that Russia should be downsized and thereby have its population reduced to around 50 million from the present 144 million in a breaking up of the Russian Federation. He said that the political system needed to be […]
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Wałęsa lost case in court agent of the communist secret police Agent Wałęsa Lech Wałęsa SB secret communist police Sławomir Cenckiewicz News Poland
11M AGOAgent Wałęsa Lech Wałęsa SB secret communist police Sławomir Cenckiewicz News Poland

Polish court: Lech Wałęsa must apologize to historian who revealed Wałęsa worked for communist intelligence services

Wałęsa lost the case, but the Warsaw district court rejected historian Sławomir Cenckiewicz’s motion that former president of Poland should pay a fine as a compensation

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Czesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Round Table 1989 Wojciech Jaruzelski Commentary
4 YEARS AGOCzesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Round Table 1989 Wojciech Jaruzelski Commentary

Zybertowicz’s rules of liberal democracy a la Third Republic

On the 30th anniversary of The Round Table Talks, presidential advisor professor Andrzej Zybertowicz lists the flaws of the Third Polish Republic (III RP) and its relation to the Round Table Talks.

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History Jan Olszewski Lech Wałęsa Poland Politics Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary
4 YEARS AGOHistory Jan Olszewski Lech Wałęsa Poland Politics Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary

Former Polish PM is not surprised by Wałęsa’s praise of Putin

In the light of Lech Wałęsa’s recent praise of Vladimir Putin’s policies, former Polish PM Jan Olszewski claims that Wałęsa’s sympathies towards Russia are nothing new. “Lech Wałęsa as President did everything to hinder Poland’s entry into NATO and integration with the West,” said Olszewski in an interview with “Do Rzeczy”.

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Archives Communism Czesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Wiktor Świetlik Commentary
4 YEARS AGOArchives Communism Czesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Wiktor Świetlik Commentary

Kiszczak’s archive sold to Americans

Multiple documents from the head of Poland’s communist police and special services archive have been sold to the US Hoover Institution Library & Archives in Stanford. Polish Radio journalist Wiktor Świetlik explains how these documents relate to Poland’s post-communist heritage.

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Donal Tusk History Lech Wałęsa Mateusz Morawiecki Poland Politics Viktor Orbán News
4 YEARS AGODonal Tusk History Lech Wałęsa Mateusz Morawiecki Poland Politics Viktor Orbán News

Wałęsa’s birthday wishes missing important signatures

A liberal crowd, including EU President Donald Tusk, attended Lech Wałęsa’s 75th birthday. Tusk’s gift to Wałęsa, birthday wishes signed by leaders of 26 EU states, was missing the signatures of Mateusz Morawiecki and apparently Viktor Orban.

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