Andrzej Duda Donald Tusk Emmanuel Macron NATO Ukraine Commentary Poland

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 place in Paris during a meeting of heads of state called by French President Emmanuel Macron concerned the issue of sending troops to Ukraine. Duda admitted that there was no consensus on the issue.  Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico had earlier revealed that […]
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Border crossings EU Farmer protest General Strike Ukraine News Poland
3 WEEKS AGOBorder crossings EU Farmer protest General Strike Ukraine News Poland

‘Our patience has run out’ – Polish farmers announce nationwide strike in protest against EU agricultural policies, all Ukraine border crossings targeted

Polish farmers have declared a nationwide strike, intending to blockade all border crossings with Ukraine, in response to what they describe as a catastrophic impact of EU policies

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Frontline state Russia Threat Ukraine Commentary Poland
2M AGOFrontline state Russia Threat Ukraine Commentary Poland

Poland: What it means to be a frontline state

As examples from former West Germany, Israel and Finland show, being a frontline state does not just mean living in the shadow of a potential disaster, but can also lead to increased stature and development, which requires a systemic effort and engagement of the entire society, writes Marek A. Cichocki

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Ukrainian flags in front of the European Parliament building. EU Membership Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending
3M AGOEU Membership Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending

‘No’ to EU membership for Ukraine

The debate intensifies in Poland over the economic and strategic consequences of Ukraine’s potential EU membership, as concerns about national interest and sovereignty come to the forefront, writes Polish conservative political commentator and writer Rafał Ziemkiewicz

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Geopolitics Germany Olaf Scholz Ukraine Volodimir Zelensky Commentary Poland Trending
5M AGOGeopolitics Germany Olaf Scholz Ukraine Volodimir Zelensky Commentary Poland Trending

Ukraine can be either an ally or an enemy of Poland

Facing a crossroads in its geopolitical stance, Ukraine’s decisions in the coming months will determine whether it stands as a trusted ally or a potential adversary to Poland, writes conservative author and columnist Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz

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diplomatic dispute grain embargo Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland
5M AGOdiplomatic dispute grain embargo Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland

Poland looks weak in its dispute with Ukraine. Here’s how it can improve its position

The recent setback in the grain dispute with Ukraine serves as a wake-up call for Poland to reevaluate its strategies and exercise its influence more effectively, writes Polish columnist Artur Krajewski

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Polish President’s aide: Closure of coal industry and Fit for 55 would be a disaster Agriculture EU grain embargo Jan Ardanowski Ukraine News Poland
6M AGOAgriculture EU grain embargo Jan Ardanowski Ukraine News Poland

Lifting of EU embargo on Ukrainian grain would spell death knell for Polish farming, says former agriculture minister

Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski, the former agriculture minister for the ruling conservative PiS, fears that if the European Commission decides to lift the grain embargo, it will cause an unprecedented crisis for Polish agriculture

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Biden counteroffensive Diplomacy Ukraine US Commentary Poland
6M AGOBiden counteroffensive Diplomacy Ukraine US Commentary Poland

The show must go on: No one will be held accountable for Ukraine’s failed counteroffensive strategy

Despite huge losses for Ukraine in its failed counteroffensive, political pressures mean the war must continue, and this time with higher stakes, writes Paweł Lisicki, the chief editor of Poland’s Do Rzeczy weekly magazine

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counteroffensive Military aid NATO Russia Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending
6M AGOcounteroffensive Military aid NATO Russia Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending

Russia’s line of defense has thwarted the Ukrainian counteroffensive

Two and a half months of Ukraine’s counteroffensive have failed to produce any significant territorial or strategic effects, and both Kyiv and the West are increasingly resigned to accepting that there will be no breakthrough, writes Grzegorz Kuczyński

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Central and Eastern Europe Geopolitcs Military Ukraine US Commentary Poland
7M AGOCentral and Eastern Europe Geopolitcs Military Ukraine US Commentary Poland

Poland should seize the opportunity to strengthen its position as Europe’s defender

Across the Atlantic, there’s a growing belief that Europe must take responsibility for the defense of its eastern borders and this situation is opening significant opportunities for Poland, writes Marek A. Cichocki

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