George Friedman: Poland is a rising power Geopolitics George Friedman Germany Russia Ukraine Commentary Poland

George Friedman: Poland is a rising power

Poland is one of two states in Central Europe that matter to the United States, according to American political scientist George Friedman, who was the former long-time president of Stratfor. “From the perspective of the USA, there are two states that are important in Central Europe: Romania because of the port of Constanta in the […]
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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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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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Reversing the Kissinger doctrine no longer possible Geopolitics Henry Kissinger Russia Ukraine war US News Poland
1M AGOGeopolitics Henry Kissinger Russia Ukraine war US News Poland

Kissinger is wrong, Russia is already aligned with China and there is no reversing that, says director of Polish think tank

There are two ways the U.S. can handle Russia, either by appeasing it as is proposed by Kissinger or by confronting and trying to weaken it, a strategy the U.S. seems to have chosen which is good for Poland, asserts Bartłomiej Radziejewski, the director of the Nowa Konfederacja think tank

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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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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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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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Poland Russia Ambassador attacked Ambassador Attack Jan Piekło Russia Sergey Andreyev Ukraine war News Poland
2M AGOAmbassador Attack Jan Piekło Russia Sergey Andreyev Ukraine war News Poland

Russian ambassador to Poland attacked with red paint by Ukrainian journalist

In an interview with portal wPolityce.pl, former Polish ambassador to Ukraine Jan Piekło claimed it was a mistake to allow Ambassador Andreev to remain in Poland after his many provocations against both Poles and Ukrainians

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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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Morawiecki: Poland free of Russian gas Ennergy independence Mateusz Morawiecki natural gas Russia supply cuts News Poland
2M AGOEnnergy independence Mateusz Morawiecki natural gas Russia supply cuts News Poland

‘We are free of Russian gas!’ Polish PM Morawiecki praises government’s energy diversification program after Russia turns off the taps

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has hailed the fact that Poland no longer has to worry about Russian gas supplies despite Gazprom’s decision to stop supplying Poland via the Yamal gas pipeline

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