Opinion: Nord Stream 2 is a double warning for Poland
Poland must draw vital conclusions from the German-American agreement on Nord Stream 2 and reevaluate its relations with both countries, writes foreign columnist of ‘Rzeczpospolita’ daily, Jędrzej Bielecki
Biden administration drops sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, delivering major victory to Putin
President Joe Biden is to waive the application of sanctions against the main Russian-German company responsible for Nord Stream 2’s construction
Czech deputy PM offers Prague for potential Biden-Putin summit
The summit could follow on from the Obama-Medvedev summit
Russia, Germany, and France address Ukrainian conflict and EU production of Russian vaccines at summit
All sides agree to be guided by the Minsk agreement in the Ukrainian conflict
After 2010 Smolensk catastrophe, Donald Tusk cared more for his PR image than Polish interests
Never-before-aired talks revealed by public television station TVP remind Poles of Donald Tusk’s severe negligence regarding the 2010 Smolensk catastrophe, writes Marcin Wikło for Polish portal wpolityce.pl
For Moscow, conflict with EU is part of a larger plan
After Josep Borrell’s disastrous visit to Moscow, the Russians are ramping up the rhetoric against the EU to a new level in order to deliver a clear message, argues Marek Budzisz on portal wpolityce.pl
Donald Tusk’s government was easier for Moscow to manipulate than Poland under communist rule
By claiming that Civic Platform’s (PO) government was much more anti-Russian than Law and Justice’s (PiS), Donald Tusk is turning people’s brains to mush, writes Stanisław Janecki
‘Navalny fights Putin but supports Russia’s imperial ambitions,’ says Polish professor
Apart from undeniable courage, Alexei Navalny also has dreams to make Russia a great power again, says professor Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski
What truly threatens Putin’s power?
Social media and the youth using it are the biggest threat to Putin’s regime, as they are free of the influence of Kremlin propaganda, writes Rusłan Szoszyn for Polish daily Rzeczpospolita
Navalny isn’t Lenin and Putin isn’t Tsar Nicholas II
US, Russia in war of words over who has the fastest missiles
Germany will stop at nothing for Russian gas, says Polish energy expert
Germany is determined to have direct access to Russian gas, even if it means risking its relations with its allies
Opinion: Poland, Belarus and a weak Russia
The clock is ticking for Vladimir Putin and Aleksandr Lukashenko, writes political scientist R. Zaleski on his blog at salon24.pl
Polish government calls for Russia to pull back from military intervention plans in Belarus
Vladimir Putin has said that a special reserve of law-protection officers were prepared by Moscow at Aleksandr Lukashenko’s request
Putin announces first coronavirus vaccine, but is it the hoped-for breakthrough?
WHO cautious about the vaccine and many scientists are skeptical
Putin again whitewashes the Stalinist era
The beginning of Putin’s era as president for life
Will he be able to rule indefinitely? July 1 vote will decide
From Russia with Love: Putin scores huge PR victory by flying doctors, medical supplies to coronavirus-stricken Italy
Moscow’s humanitarian aid to Italy is a massive blow to the credibility of Western structures such as the EU and NATO, writes Witold Jurasz
Russia is attempting to crash American oil competitors: opinion
How Russia consciously created the crisis in the petroleum market
Putin praises new Russian weapons, says they’re defensive
Putin: Russia won’t legalize gay marriage as long as I’m president
Putin says there here will be no “parent one” and “parent two” in Russia
Duda thanks allies for support in face of Putin’s lies
On Thursday, the 5th World Holocaust Forum will run in Jerusalem, but organizers the denied president of Poland a chance to speak
Lithuanian president cancels trip to Holocaust forum in Israel, to go to Auschwitz instead
Diplomatic controversy over 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
Poland braces for Putin’s next WWII slander at upcoming Holocaust commemoration
Polish president has gathered a crisis staff to address slanders
EU backs Poland, says Russia helped start WWII
European Parliament backs Poland in ongoing feud with Russia
True love for Merkel and Putin: opinion
Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel’s special relationship is a huge threat to Eastern Europe
Polish Sejm unanimous in condemning Russian falsehoods
There was no opposition to the resolution passed
Poll: Czechs trust Putin the most, Xi Jinping the least
In V4 countries as a whole, Merkel is the least trustworthy world leader
President Duda won’t attend World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem
The organizers have not granted the Polish president the right to speak at the event
Poland’s president may skip World Holocaust Forum if denied a chance to speak
President Duda says he wants to counter Russian disinformation
Putin is trying to drive wedge between Poland and the West with WWII claims: Leading PiS MEP
Why Putin is attacking Poland?
Putin claims Poland collaborated with Hitler, Poland fires back
Putin in confusing facts, confabulating and not differentiating between victims and perpetrators
Hungary and Russia to cooperate on energy, migration and defense of Christians
PM Orbán: Russia and Hungary plan to meet once a year.
Budapest residents brace for Putin visit
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”.
An invitation to the next Anschlusses
Vladimir Putin is picking at Ukraine “leaf by leaf,” says Adrian Stankowski. He argues that Russia’s control over Ukraine and her regions is due to the fall of European elites and Angela Merkel’s recent policies.
Polish general: Want to stop Putin? Act now!
“Putin understands only the language of actions,” claims general Roman Polko. He recalled Lech Kaczyński’s famous 2008 speech against Russia in Georgia and proposed that the EU muster up a similar response.
France wants European army because its own is weak, claims Polish General
France’s army is too weak, therefore they want to establish a European army. General Roman Polko explains Emmanuel Macron’s motivations behind creating a European army as a force against Russia, China and surprisingly, the USA.
Morawiecki warns that completion of NS2 could lead to war
PM Mateusz Morawiecki warned of potential Russian aggression on Ukraine after the Nord Stream 2 construction. A Kremlin spokesman responded that the Polish PM’s claims were “unfortunate” and belong to the category of “attempts to politicize the project”.
Duda’s “cute” tweet on Istanbul’s summit photo sparks outrage
Andrzej Duda’s Twitter reaction to the joint photo of the leaders of Russia, Turkey, France and Germany from the Istanbul summit has caused outrage among the Polish opposition and liberal media.
Germany with Russia against USA
Berlin and Moscow will work together to block certain elements of US foreign policy, writes Michał Kuź.
Putin should apologize for August 1968
Russian non-parliamentary opposition politician Leonid Gozman reproached President Vladimir Putin for not apologizing to Czechs and Slovaks for the suppression of the Prague Spring on the occasion of the Soviet invasion´s 50th anniversary.
Examining relations between Germany and Russia
When Germany gets along with Russia, Poland suffers. Bartłomiej Radziejewski warns about the improvement of relations between the two countries and advises how to approach the issue.
Why can’t Hungary do what Austria does?
Germany’s diplomatic treason
You cannot trust allies who are traitors. Zbigniew Parafianowicz explains how the meeting between Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin proves that Germany and Poland are not on the same side.
Putin’s wedding appearance in Austria makes waves
The announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend on Saturday the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl is already causing diplomatic waves across Europe.