Campaign financing Deep state Politics Hungary News United States

US-based NGO funneled millions to Hungary’s left to influence national elections, also plans to target democracies in Italy, Brazil and Poland

In recent years, those who made claims about American influence on Hungary’s domestic political scene were often smeared as “paranoid” or prone to falling for “disinformation.” However, such fears appear to be well-founded after it was revealed that the campaign organization of Péter Márki-Zay, the Hungarian left’s candidate in April’s parliamentary elections, said his campaign […]
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Russia Putin History Peter the Great Politics Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland
6M 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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Jarosław Kaczyński PiS Law and Justice convention Convention Jarosław Kaczyński Law and Justice PiS Politics News Poland
6M AGOConvention Jarosław Kaczyński Law and Justice PiS Politics News Poland

Kaczyński rallies his party at Warsaw convention

Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party in Poland, and who serves as deputy prime minister, used the occasion of a party convention to rally members in preparation for election year 2023 which will decide if the party gets an unprecedented third term in office

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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
6M 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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Jarosław-Kaczyński Poland PiS Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Ukraine war Commentary Poland
7M 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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Ruling party seems to be passing the war test Artur Wróblewski Law and Justice Opinion poll PiS Politics News Poland
7M AGOArtur Wróblewski Law and Justice Opinion poll PiS Politics News Poland

Poland’s ruling party seems to be passing war test, but economic difficulties could mean challenges ahead

Political scientist Artur Wróblewski tells the wPolityce portal that the present poll ratings for Poland’s Law and Justice (PiS) party are very encouraging but warns they do not guarantee success in the election next year

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Confederation rally scandal Auschwitz Confederation Grzegorz Braun Janusz Korwin-Mikke Politics News Poland
12M AGOAuschwitz Confederation Grzegorz Braun Janusz Korwin-Mikke Politics News Poland

Poland: Confederation party unveils controversial banner front of parliament

Members of the Confederation party used a “Vaccination Sets you Free” banner during their anti-vaccination protests which resembled the infamous sign above the entrance to the German death camp Auschwitz

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Andrej Babiš, Viktro Orbán, Czech Republic, migration Andrej Babiš Czechia Hungary Politics Viktor Orbán Commentary Poland
1 YEAR AGOAndrej Babiš Czechia Hungary Politics Viktor Orbán Commentary Poland

The curious friendship between Viktor Orbán and Andrej Babiš

The Hungarian PM is openly supporting his Czech counterpart prior to the Czech elections despite Hungary’s feud with EU commissioner Vera Jourova, who hails from the same party as Andrej Babiš, writes wPolityce.pl columnist Grzegorz Górny

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Kaczyński Morawiecki Poland United Right Civic Platform Law and Justice Polish opposition Politics United Right Commentary Poland
1 YEAR AGOCivic Platform Law and Justice Polish opposition Politics United Right Commentary Poland

Opinion: Polish United Right has a very good chance at winning third term

The opposition has revealed its true colors to Poles. The question is: Will the United Right use this opportunity, and how? Columnist for wpolityce.pl Michał Karnowski offers his analysis

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Central Europe History Hungary Minorities Poland Politics Trianon Treaty Commentary
1 YEAR AGOCentral Europe History Hungary Minorities Poland Politics Trianon Treaty Commentary

Exclusive: Hungarians still feel the tragedy of WWI treaty till this day, but Central Europe isn’t listening to their concerns, says Polish documentary director

A Polish documentary filmmaker Mariusz Pilis spoke with Remix about his new project exploring the Trianon Treaty, which saw Hungary lose 71% of its territory at the end of WWI, a national tragedy that continues to affect Central Europe

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