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Polish President Duda spoke about the need to invite Ukraine to NATO

During the Bucharest Nine summit in Latvia, Poland's president stressed the importance…

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Poland’s foreign ministry recalls its ambassador to NATO against President Duda’s wishes

The Polish foreign ministry has recalled the country’s ambassador to NATO without…

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NATO report: Air defense on eastern flank of Europe is critically insufficient to counter Russia

A confidential NATO assessment reveals that the alliance's air defense capabilities on…

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Norway closes borders to Russians fearing acts of sabotage

As fears of Russian sabotage activities rise, Norway announces stringent border controls,…

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President Duda rejects Tusk government’s attempt to replace Poland’s ambassador to NATO

President Andrzej Duda has announced that he will not agree to the…

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US battalion to remain in Lithuania indefinitely

American forces are in for the long haul in Lithuania

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Polish FM Sikorski to Americans: ‘We stood by you then, now Central Europe needs support’

"After the attacks of September 11, Poland sent a brigade of troops…

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Kaczyński doubts PM Tusk will support Poland’s participation in nuclear sharing program

Conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jarosław Kaczynski supports Polish President…

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British fighter jets to patrol Polish skies

During a visit to Warsaw, U.K. PM Rishi Sunak announced that British…

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Poland records largest defense spending increase in Europe

Poland's military expenditures surged by 75 percent in 2023 compared to the…

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Uproar in Poland after Bundeswehr chief claims ‘Germany takes responsibility for eastern flank of NATO’

Polish conservatives were incensed by the suggestion that it is Germany guaranteeing…

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‘We can afford a drawn-out war!’ Polish foreign minister announces NATO mission to Ukraine

NATO member states have decided to establish a joint mission in Ukraine,…

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1 in 10 Poles would fight in any future war, new survey reveals

A recent survey shows that just over 11 percent of Poles are…

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Mixed Polish confidence in NATO’s protection against Russian aggression, survey reveals

A new poll raises questions about Polish faith in NATO's promise of…

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NATO should oblige all members to spend 3% of GDP on defense, says Polish President Duda

President Andrzej Duda has revealed he will propose that NATO allies increase…

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‘It’s not unthinkable’ for NATO forces to be deployed in Ukraine, says Polish FM

Poland's foreign minister seems to be lending support to French President Emmanuel…

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Majority of Poles against sending troops to Ukraine

A new poll shows that a majority of Poles are against sending…

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Polish soldiers in Ukraine war would be a ‘suicidal step,’ warns top Polish commentator

Polish President Andrzej Duda revealed that the most heated debate that took…

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Poland opens Abrams tank service center in Poznań

Poland has announced the opening of its new Regional Competence Center for…

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Over half of Poles fear war with Russia

The latest poll from Poland suggests that anxiety over the likelihood of…

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‘Trump is right’ – Poland’s Confederation party leader says NATO members aren’t paying their fair share

MP Sławomir Mentzen, joint leader of the right-wing Confederation party, has backed…

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Polish President Duda criticizes Tusk over attack on Trump

Polish President Andrzej Duda has said that the alliance between Poland and…

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‘Polish nuclear umbrella could secure Eastern Europe in a post-American world,’ says expert

In an interview with the British magazine The Spectator, Dalibor Rohac, an…

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PM Orbán promises fast ratification of Sweden’s NATO membership

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán reported on his X social media account…

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Poland spends more of its GDP on defense than any other NATO member state

According to NATO data, only 11 member states have achieved spending a…

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Polish president signals hope for joint Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian summit

During his visit to Vilnius, President Andrzej Duda said at a joint…

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Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to build 600 bunkers near Russian border

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have signed an agreement on the creation of…

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Russian rocket flew through Polish airspace once protected by Germany’s Patriot missile defense batteries

A Russian missile flew for around 40 kilometers and probably left Polish…

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US missile defense shield in Poland will be operational from Dec. 15

A U.S. anti-missile base in Redzikowo in northern Poland will become operational…

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NATO countries have 3 years to prepare for confrontation with Russia, says head of Poland’s National Security Bureau

Jacek Siewiera, the head of Poland's National Security Bureau (BBN), warns there…

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Poland leads NATO’s Cyber Coalition 2023 exercise

On Monday, NATO's annual cyber military exercise, Cyber Coalition 2023, kicked off…

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Hungary’s response to Sweden’s NATO bid is a test of Polish-Hungarian relations

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is facing a crucial decision as Turkey…

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An alliance within an alliance? Nordic and Baltic nations cozy up to UK

In Poland, news of the summit between the Nordic nations, the Baltics,…

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The Ukraine war has split the brotherhood between Poles and Hungarians

Poles and Hungarians have traditionally seen each other as brothers in arms…

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Czechia changes its defense strategy in response to Russia

The Czech government adopted a new defense strategy on Wednesday in response…

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On top of NATO membership, Finland is also negotiating a defense agreement with US

The terms of U.S. troops on Finnish soil are now being defined…

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Russia’s line of defense has thwarted the Ukrainian counteroffensive

The Ukrainian counteroffensive launched over two months ago has failed to produce…

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Poland’s military aid for Ukraine exceeds €3 billion

With the latest installment of Western military aid for Ukraine expected in…

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US rejects Polish request to host US nuclear weapons

The United States and NATO continually assess the threat to Europe's security,…

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Poland benefits from protracted war between Russia and Ukraine

The views of the key members of NATO were well known before…

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Poland realized its objectives at NATO summit, says former Polish general

The former chief of Poland's special forces unit “GROM,” General Roman Polko,…

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Poland’s quest for nuclear weapons on its soil could start World War III, Russia warns

The Russian government has reacted furiously to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's…

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Polish and Lithuanian presidents in Kyiv to back Ukraine’s NATO aspirations

Polish President Andrzej Duda and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda visited Ukrainian President…

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Polish president to call for 260,000 more troops on NATO’s Eastern flank to counter Russia

Polish President Andrzej Duda said he will recommend that NATO increases its…

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Ukrainian integration with NATO will bring stability, says Polish defense minister

More pressure needs to be applied on Russia to help Ukraine win…

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Ultimately Ukraine must join NATO, says leading U.S. professor and international security expert

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine could have far-reaching consequences for the balance…

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The war has radically changed Ukrainians’ opinion toward Poland

The war has transformed the architecture of Polish-Ukrainian relations and helped sweep…

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Putin is preparing for more war, says NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg told the meeting of Bucharest Nine,…

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Polish President Duda says he stands with Biden, calls for more modern weapons for Ukraine

Polish President Andrzej Duda spoke to the crowd gathered at Warsaw Castle…

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Kaczyński warns the situation in Ukraine is urgent

Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland's governing Law and Justice (PiS) party,…

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Poland’s president goes on a diplomatic offensive

Last week, Polish President Andrzej Duda met with NATO Secretary General Jens…

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Russian jets intercepted by Dutch F-35 near Polish border

Three Russian aircraft approached the Polish air defense zone on Monday and…

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Poland is ready to take the leadership role on NATO’s eastern flank, says Polish PM

Poland can take the leadership role on NATO’s eastern flank, but it…

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I have nothing against a new iron curtain in Europe if it protects against Russia, says Polish president

Polish President Andrzej Duda has insisted he does not have anything against…

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Russia threatens to bomb Polish, Romanian airbases if used by jets donated to Ukraine

Russian General Yevgeny Buzhinsky said NATO air bases would become a justified…

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Germany starts deploying Patriot systems to Poland

The first batch of surface-to-air Patriot missile systems to be deployed in…

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Poll: Ukrainians support political-military alliance with Poland and UK

The vast majority of Ukrainians support the creation of Ukraine's military-political alliances…

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Tanks don’t win wars, logistics wins wars

Military commanders know only too well the importance of logistics. Tanks can’t…

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Macron hasn’t changed his tune on Russia

Sometimes we hear, even in Poland, how French President Emmanuel Macron is…

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Polish defense minister: Germany has offered Poland 8 Patriot launchers

Germany has offered eight Patriot air defense missile launchers to boost Poland’s…

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German ammunition supplies would last just a few days if war broke out

How many rounds of ammunition each European national army has at its…

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‘Stereotypes about Central and Eastern Europeans being lesser countries are fading,’ says Poland’s NATO ambassador

Politico’s Matthew Karnitschnig recently wrote that Poland probably has the strongest army…

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Polish president wants Montenegro in Three Seas Initiative

Polish President Andrzej Duda met with Montenegro’s President Milo Djukanovic in Warsaw…

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Poland wants to produce more weapons domestically, reduce reliance on foreign suppliers

The aim of the Polish government is to produce as many weapons…

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Is Europe running out of weapons? Critics claim Russia produces them faster

The lack of weapons in the whole of Europe could present Ukraine's…

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Military buildup in Belarus will see Russia escalate tensions with NATO, warns Polish expert

Last week, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announced the formation of the regional…

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Mindless obedience of procedure is replacing the idea of Europe

Prof. Janusz Sytnik-Czetwertyński believes that the idea of a common Europe was…

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Majority of Poles want their country in the nuclear sharing program

A majority of Poles support Poland’s participation in NATO’s nuclear sharing program…

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Lukashenko’s decision to send troops to Ukraine border a ploy to split Ukrainian resources, says Polish expert

The announcement by Belarusian leader Alexander Luksahenko to establish joint forces with…

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Why Poland should host US nuclear weapons on its territory

Russia's threat to use a nuclear weapon against Ukraine, as well as…

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Russians would rather face defeat than use nuclear weapons, says security expert

While the possible use of a nuclear weapon seems closer after the…

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Poland discussing hosting US nuclear weapons to counter Russian threat

Poland is in talks with the United States about participating in a…

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Almost half of Poles fear Russia will use a nuclear weapon, poll shows

Nearly half of Poles fear Russia will use a nuclear weapon, according…

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Polish PM: ‘In response to Russia’s mobilization, NATO must support Ukraine’

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday that NATO should react…

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NATO urges more weapons donations to Ukraine

Military support for Ukraine must be increased urgently in order for the…

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Russia goes hypersonic in Kaliningrad

The Russian move of placing the three fighter MiGs equipped with the…

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US F-22 Raptors arrive at Polish air base

F-22 Raptor fighters from the 90th Fighter Squadron of the U.S. Air…

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Czech Air Force to protect Slovak airspace from September until end of 2023

The Czech Air Force will help with Slovakia's airspace protection from September…

Overwhelming majority of Poles back permanent US base in Poland

The vast majority of Poles are in favor of the decision to…

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Czech fighter jets will soon defend Slovak airspace

Czech fighters will temporarily protect Slovakian airspace from Sep. 1, Prime Minister…

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1997 NATO-Russia Act no longer applies, claims Polish foreign minister

The permanent stationing of U.S. troops in Poland marks "the beginning of…

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Polish president hails Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership, praises permanent US army presence in Poland

Polish President Andrzej Duda praised recent steps taken by NATO to shore…

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600 Czech soldiers ready for rapid deployment

As the NATO summit in Madrid enters its final day, representatives of…

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NATO must accept Sweden and Finland’s NATO bids, Poland says

Poland expects NATO to be proactive in defending the alliance's eastern flank…

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Russia threatening new aggression against Baltic states

As the NATO summit in Madrid approaches, NATO needs to take heed…

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Czechia has exhausted its arms reserves supporting Ukraine, Czech PM reveals

Czechia has exhausted its stockpile of arms in helping Ukraine to defend…