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The Poles Write A Letter To The Americans About The Shield

Warsaw has given a strong boost to the negotiations on the US anti-missile shield. It is possible it will agree for it to be based in Poland as early as in June.

Family Scenes from the Uprising

Family Scenes from the Uprising

palace in Królikarnia, burnt down back in 1939. Then some equally idyllic scenes from the banks of the river Świder: a hot summer day, crowds sunbathing on the beach. Holidays. The only thing missing from the picture to make it an image of pre-war normality are the Jews, who until 1939 were the main

Barroso's Sudden Meeting with Kaczyński in Warsaw

usually did. 'Perhaps because he met Donald Tusk at the recent summit in Brussels', a Commission source told Gazeta. 'We will certainly discuss the Lisbon treaty, the economic crisis, and EU-related political issues', said President Lech Kaczyński. It is possible that Mr Barroso wanted to sound Mr

Let's Do More for Cuba!

Let's Do More for Cuba!

democratic ones, parties with detailed agendas', he said. And he added, 'We'll find people to fill in all the posts, like you did in 1989. You're a great inspiration for us. Your pope told us in 1998: "Do not fear!". It as the first time in forty years that the Cubans could go out on the street and

Russia Accuses Czech Rep and Poland of Lack of Logic

Russia Accuses Czech Rep and Poland of Lack of Logic

-proposed security summit would be the US missile defence installations in Europe.Meanwhile, the Russian foreign Ministry sharply criticised Prague and Warsaw yesterday for their position on Russian officers' proposed presence in the missile and radar bases the US wants to site in Poland and the Czech

Drug Policy Seminar Series - Warszawa

Drug Policy Seminar Series - Warszawa

institutions. The Seminars will be led by international guest speakers representing cutting-edge public policy institutions from the USA, UK, Colombia, Poland, including; Wiktor Osiatyński, Human Rights Professor at the Central European University in Budapest, Rick Lines, Executive Director of the

Kosovo and the Polish Diplomatic Embarrassment

Kosovo and the Polish Diplomatic Embarrassment

It took the government a week to decide that it was the cabinet, after all, that had the decisive say on the issue and that Poland's partners from the US and the EU expected it to recognise Kosovo's independence. At that point, both the coalition and the opposition woke up: how to do it without

A German Europe?

A German Europe?

the Palestinian statehood bid at the UN in September. In other words, even when France leads, it does not always do so in a constructive way.Apart from the decisive role that it played in Libya alongside France, Britain is becoming increasingly marginal in European foreign policymaking. Even before it

Nowe płyty: The Shipyard i Warsaw Dolls

Nowe płyty: The Shipyard i Warsaw Dolls

Płytowy debiut punkrockowo-glamowego kabaretu z Warszawy, wydany metodą do it yourself (ale na wysokim poziomie edytorskim). Są manifesty. "Częstujmy się radością i szacunkiem - piszą - pogardę i gorycz świat rozdaje za darmo". Proste, uliczne granie dobitnie nawiązuje nazwą i podejściem do New

Mr Tusk's Four Tasks

Mr Tusk's Four Tasks

The government must not allow for the special fund with which the EU will in the future finance 'green' projects in Africa and Asia to create too serious a financial encumbrance for Poland. Because it is not Poland that is responsible for Africa's and Asia's economic backwardness, but the former

Europe Moves East

Europe Moves East

between the demonstrations in Madrid and Warsaw suggest that the distinction between Old and New Europe remains valid, though not in the way that Rumsfeld meant.Of course, it would be inaccurate to oppose a thriving Poland to a collapsing Spain. Given the overall European crisis, even Poland's economy is

Brown, Berlusconi, Merkel, Fillon, or a Diplomatic Festival in Warsaw

Brown, Berlusconi, Merkel, Fillon, or a Diplomatic Festival in Warsaw

the work time directive, but also collaboration in Afghanistan. In August, elections will take place there under the protection of a Nato-led international force. Poland thinks similarly to Britain about peacekeeping in Afghanistan. Warsaw and London agree that it is not enough to fight the taliban

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Re-Orienting America

Re-Orienting America

written.The good news is that this focus is shifting. Indeed, a quiet transformation is taking place in American foreign policy, one that is as significant as it is overdue. The US has rediscovered Asia."Rediscovered" is the operative word here. Asia was one of the two principal theaters of World

Programme of the "Debate 2.0: Laptop for the first grader?"

registration expected at laptopdlapierwszaka@gazeta.pl12.00-12.05 Welcome, start of the conference - Jaroslaw Kurski, First Deputy Editor-in-Chief, "Gazeta Wyborcza", Warsaw12.05-12.25 Why and how do we plan to spend 250 million euro on laptops for pupils - Magdalena Gaj, Deputy Minister, Ministry of

Georgia on Europe's Mind

Georgia on Europe's Mind

Warsaw on September 29-30, under the slogan "more for more" - that is, more support for states than undertake more reforms.The EU could do with more friends, but the EaP is still struggling to find a success story. Belarus, always an outlier, has lurched from post-election political crisis in

Merkel Chooses Poland

Merkel Chooses Poland

, it would have seriously strained relations with Warsaw. The Chancellor would have lost credibility in Poland. It would have also been a major blow to the reputation of Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his friendly policy towards Germany. An outburst of Polish-German antagonisms would have harmed Europe

Blair for Brown-Tusk Breakfast

Blair for Brown-Tusk Breakfast

Donald Tusk will have a working breakfast with Gordon Brown today. It is the British head of government's first visit to Warsaw. The breakfast's 'menu' includes such items as EU reforms, climate change, peacekeeping cooperation in Afghanistan, and the financial crisis. But, according to

Bishops: Banning IVF Is Good Deed

Bishops: Banning IVF Is Good Deed

the Warsaw-Praga bishop. He also praised a radical draft submitted by the 'Contra in Vitro' Legislative Initiative Committee, which calls for not only a ban on IVF but also for prison sentences for doctors performing it. Archbishop Hoser had only some minor objections about it: 'This draft is just

Sikorski: It's Time for Full Disclosure

Sikorski: It's Time for Full Disclosure

a moment when it seemed we were close to success,' said the Foreign Minister. Since the Polish geologist's kidnapping in western Pakistan in September, Mr Sikorski spoke several times on the phone to his Pakistani counterpart. Polish Foreign Ministry officials met also the Pakistani ambassador in

Uprising Anniversary Duly Celebrated

Uprising Anniversary Duly Celebrated

Maklakiewicz. 'The 1944 uprising is a myth today. Why? Because it has lived up to the role of a myth. Because the heroism of the Uprising soldiers finds an expression in this myth,' argued the president. And Gen Zbigniew 'Motyl' Ścibor Rylski, head of the Association of Warsaw Uprising Soldiers, added, 'The

Invitation to the debate: " End to the War on Drugs?"

past 10 years around 350 000 people in Poland were convicted for possessions of small quantities of controlled substances, mainly cannabis. The drug prohibiting law is not effective when it comes to big-time dealers, it only ruins lives of innocent people. The fear of drugs generates support for war

Why It's Worth Talking to the Germans

and its friends in the world of German politics will make sure that it doesn't steer in an undesirable direction. What matters is that there will be place in Berlin for history told from the Polish perspective. So that Germans stop confusing the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising with the Warsaw Uprising. So that

Tusk: There Will Be No Doubt Who Was the Victim and Who the Perpetrator

Ribbentrop-Molotov pact, under which the Red Army entered Poland on 17 September 1939. As if to confirm these speculations, the Russian public TV Vyesti broadcast last week a film The Secrets of Secret Protocols , which alleged that in 1939 Warsaw was in an anti-Russian alliance with Adolf Hitler

Lavrov Visit: Warsaw Bracing Itself for a Firm Talk

Warsaw is set to become the EU's diplomatic capital on 11 September, as Poland will be the first EU member state to be visited by the Russian foreign minister since Russia's intervention in Georgia, which has greatly cooled Moscow's relationships with the EU.The EU expects Russia to withdraw the

Erasmus Student Network

At present ESN gathers about 12 000 members divided to 280 local organizations. We act in 32 countries in Europe. Activity of ESN is divided into three stages: international, national and local. Polish section of ESN exists since 1998. It was created at Medical Academy in Warsaw. At the same

CASE OF JANOWIEC AND OTHERS v. RUSSIA

(Applications nos. 55508/07 and 29520/09)JUDGMENTSTRASBOURG16 April 2012This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision.In the case of Janowiec and Others v. Russia,The European Court of Human Rights

Polska a GMO - II depesza ambasady USA 2006 r.

, attended meetings in Warsaw on May 22 and 23, and in Krakow on May 24, 2006. Her visit came at a crucial time in the new GOP's legislative assault on agricultural biotechnology. In March the GOP drafted its "Framework Policy" (see reftel), and Spirnak learned during her visit that President

Missile Shield Still in the Game

Poland.Mr Fried will likely talk in Warsaw today about the postulates regarding the shield that Mr Sikorski brought to Washington two weeks ago. Among them is a political declaration in which the US would undertake to defend Poland in the case of any external threat. Poland and the US failed to reach an

Kosovo and the Polish Question

It is doubtful, however, that Russia would actually persuade Ossetia or Abkhazia to announce independence. The Russians know that doing so they would expose them to international isolation.So the whole thing is not really about Georgia but about the President's ambitions. What will it change in

Dear Mr Tusk, the Constitution Doesn't Allow This

until the year-end. The only way to do it would be by introducing a state of emergency. In such a case, however, the EU presidency would have to be considered a war or at least a natural disaster.There remains only one sensible solution - early elections.

President Peres Remembers Common History of Poles and Jews

President Peres spent four days on an official visit in Poland. On Tuesday he participated in the celebrations of the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Yesterday, in an unscheduled move, he asked to be taken to the Warsaw Uprising Museum. 'Polish and Jewish uprisings were the ultimate

Time to Ratify New START

The US remains the world's most powerful state, however, and the senators' decision will inevitably have an impact beyond their country's borders. It will be particularly significant for Poland, a staunch ally of the US in NATO. So it is important to make clear: my government supports the

Missile Shield Moving Away from Poland

Poland's consent 'is no longer so precious'. It'll also be more difficult for Warsaw to reject the US proposal now that it has been blessed by the Alliance. Thirdly, following the Bush-Putin talks, Russia has eased its opposition against the shield's installations in Poland and the Czech Republic.'Until

The Ghetto Fought for Honour

President Shimon Peres and his Polish counterpart, Lech Kaczyński. They were greeted by waving white-and-blue Israeli flags and white flags with a red Star of David held by the Jewish youth.Lech Kaczyński recounted in his speech the history of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. 'It was hell. Their situation was

The Nixon Option for Iran?

bilateral US-China talks in Warsaw in the 1960's were fruitless until Richard M. Nixon and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger opened a different, more direct discussion through the auspices of Pakistan. International negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program also need a new concept and broader

Integrating Russia's Post-Imperium

Economic Assistance (COMECON, the Soviet-era trade bloc), or a new Warsaw Pact, is as impossible as a latter-day Soviet Union. Eurasian economic integration, if it stands a chance, must follow a different path.If all parties concerned join voluntarily, and proceed in a step-by-step manner, as with the EU

Europe Is Here - the Schuman Parade in Warsaw

support Warsaw in its campaign for becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2016.'Is Europe here?', Róża Thun, head of the European Commission Representation in Poland, asked the crowd.'It is!', 10,000 throats replied, and everyone proceeded to sing the Ode to Joy.Finally, a huge cake with an icing

Poland Resilient to the Crisis, PM's Chief Adviser Says

countries, and governments share information - like those of Belgium and the Netherlands on decisions concerning Fortis Bank. This knowledge lets us prepare ourselves in case something was to happen.Last night everyone trembled at the thought of how the Warsaw bourse would open. And it turned out it wasn't

Brussels Will (Perhaps) Add Solidarity Footage to Anniversary Video

charge of communication strategy, that the video be altered. In his view, the film is 'unfair and unprofessional', and the vision of history it presents 'simplified'. Mr Tombiński noted the lack of any mention of 'anyone from the long list of world-renowned legends of Poland's pro-freedom, anti-communist

What Washington Wants From Moscow in Exchange for Missile Defence

missile defence site in Poland is not ultimately built, Poland will still get what it wanted the most. Warsaw, as Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski said last summer, 'does not feel directly threatened by Iranian missiles' and is 'helping the US and the Nato develop anti-missile capacity' only as part of

Poland Expecting Merkel, Putin, Kouchner, Miliband

, which were Poland's allies in 1939, will be represented by foreign ministers Bernard Kouchner and David Miliband. In all, Warsaw is expecting the arrival of 14 prime ministers and 7 foreign ministers. 'Three major anniversary events take place in Europe this year: the anniversaries of 1 September 1939

Dalai Lama: Poles Can Do a Lot for Tibet's Autonomy

(SdPL).The Dalai Lama stressed that Poland could do a lot, raising the Tibetan issue on the EU forum. 'It doesn't mean whether the meeting is official or unofficial. What matters is to talk, to meet face to face,' he said, asked about his Thursday meeting with Lech Kaczyński. Even though the

Presumed Miracle: Whole Poland With Broadband Internet

, owner of Netlog, an ISP in the Pomorskie province. 'With such funds we could quickly do away with digital exclusion in many areas,' he says confidently. If it were not for the maps. Which, ironically, were created so that ISPs did not try to cheat officials by applying for subsidies to profitable

In Homage to Irina Kazulina

I saw how the brutes from the Belarussian riot police took him from a Minsk street two years ago - as it soon turned out, for five and half years in a camp. He is in jail because he led demonstrators towards the prison where his former students were doing time for protesting against the

An Irishman Who Wants to Overturn Lisbon in Poland

turn it into a heated debate about the Lisbon treaty. He said he planned to win 20-30 seats in the assembly. Libertas is to open offices in European capitals, starting with Brussels, and including Warsaw. Then Mr Ganley will 'select' political allies, not necessarily from the mainstream, but talented

NATO to Create Foothold in Georgia

of influence.In public, Russian diplomats prefer to put it more mildly. 'We want to deepen our relations with countries that Russia has traditionally been friends with. We oppose pulling these countries into the Nato against their will', Mr Lavrov spoke of Georgia and Ukraine in Warsaw yesterday.Mr

Belarus Complicating the Hlybokaye Case

, including, for instance, Russia introducing an embargo on Belarussian dairy imports. Mr Bernikovich says it is possible that Minsk wants to put prime minister Vladimir Putin in an awkward position ahead of his planned 1 September visit to Warsaw. Mr Lukashenko, the Belarussian dictator, has long been openly

Głódź Leads Race to Become Next Chairman of the Polish Episcopate

The whole thing will be decided on 10 March during a plenary session in Warsaw, when the bishops gather to elect a new chairman of the Conference of the Polish Episcopate.According to Gazeta's sources, the leading candidate is the Gdańsk metropolitan bishop, Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź. His

Warsaw Wants More EU Defence Policy, Sikorski Tells Kouchner

Chobielin near Bydgoszcz in northern Poland, and then officially on Monday in Ożarów near Warsaw at an annual conference of Polish ambassadors. During their dinner in Chobielin, Mr Sikorski presented Mr Kouchner with what is now an unofficial document on the strengthening of the EU's defence policy. 'It

The Funeral of Bronisław Geremek

, former president Lech Wałęsa, Prime Minister Donald Tusk, former PM Tadeusz Mazowiecki, and the Warsaw metropolitan Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz.The ceremony will commence Monday noon with a mass at the St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Warsaw's Old Town. It hasn't been decided yet whether the coffin will

Missile Shield's Polish Future Unclear

According to diplomatic sources, the Polish armed forces modernisation offer brought by the Americans to Warsaw in early April was interesting, but not good enough. Poland's condition for agreeing to the base's location in its territory is precisely a long-term defence aid plan, including, in

Mr Tusk's Eastern Partnership

in Warsaw next week. He will probably tell him that if France wants the Mediterranean Union, a programme of the EU's closer cooperation with its Mediterranean neighbours, it has to back the Polish initiative.Spain and Italy, traditionally reluctant about the EU's closer ties with the East, can create

About contest

of artistic community select the best of all photographs awarded at local stages. Everything will end with The Awards Ceremony, National Final Ceremony and exhibition of best photos. The final of the contest conducted by ESN of Warsaw School of Economics takes place in the middle of May 2009 in

Lithuania Supports Sikorski for Nato Chief

Audronius Ažubalis, head of the Lithuanian parliament's foreign affairs committee, spoke in a similar tone. 'It would be good if Radosław Sikorski became the Nato secretary general. From today's point of view, the election of a personage from Poland, Lithuania's strategic partner, would be a

Privatisation Plan Collapsing

.' Gazeta has calculated that if the employees were to buy out KGHM at its present market value, each would have to come up with PLN 300,000. 'Few people can afford that,' Gazeta told Mr Pawlak. 'How do you know?' the deputy PM retorted. 'This is what a studio flat in Warsaw costs,.' A politician close to

Polska a GMO - Depesza Ambasady USA z 2006 r.

\'s in Poland stemmed from the fact there is no starvation in Polish society, so why introduce transgenic food crops? On the other hand, Poles do not oppose the use of GMO\'s in medicine, because this leads to cheaper drugs. The scientists reasoned that a campaign focused on the potential lower cost

Donald Tusk's European Gambit

The jockeying for positions in the EU takes place every five years - following the European Parliament elections. It is the Union's most important political game. How Poland fares in it will be a gauge of its position in Europe and the influence personally of prime minister Donald Tusk. Each member

Anti-Missile Shield: the Americans Pushing

made its consent to the shield base conditional on US aid for the Polish armed forces. Here, both sides' negotiations give themselves until the second half of July. It was agreed during the latest negotiation round in Warsaw last week that four workgroups would be formed to draw up the military aid

Nowe płyty: Sky Ferreira, George Michael, Sunday Pagans, The Shipyard i inni [RECENZJE]

odmętach banału. Za to The Shipyard jest na fali wznoszącej. (Robert Sankowski) "Trochę glamu, trochę szlamu", Warsaw Dolls, wydanie własne Płytowy debiut punkrockowo-glamowego kabaretu z Warszawy, wydany metodą do it yourself (ale na wysokim poziomie edytorskim). Są manifesty. "Częstujmy

Honorary Citizen Meets Professor Kaczyński

the Foreign Ministry suggests that such a private meeting between Professor Kaczyński and the Dalai Lama will be acceptable for the Chinese side.'The Dalai Lama arrived in Warsaw yesterday from Wrocław, where he received the title of the freeman of the city, awarded to him in May, following the bloody

Schengen: New Iron Curtain Rising

', says Mr Thim in Prague. The Schengen visa is becoming a symbol of Europe's new division. Once the curtain was iron, today it is more like velvet, because the visas are, after all, obtainable. But you have to pay for them, do your share of standing in line, sometimes pay a middleman who, oddly enough

A Solidarity Monument in Berlin?

darling. Today, Polish and German diplomats believe the case could be moved forward. And time is pressing because the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Wall is just half a year away.The idea of commemorating Solidarity in Berlin raises no controversy in Germany. It was supported in comments for Gazeta

A Shield for Bad Times. It Is to Protect Europe Too

It was the most powerful statement made during her visit, whose purpose was to sign a deal on the construction in Poland of a missile defence base and a declaration on both countries' strategic cooperation.Ms Rice and Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski signed the agreement at the Prime Minister's

Forgery Against Blida

conclusive evidence that they had taken bribes. So the only charges pressed were against Kmiecik for obtaining undue government subsidies. That was in January 2006, shortly after the PiS had won the general election. It was too little for a case that had been touted as the 'coal mafia'. Three months later

Sikorski, Kwaśniewski and Russia

. Honestly speaking, I do not believe either that the Kwaśniewski candidature was real. It did not gain a presence in Washington at all. And not only because the Polish government did not lobby on its behalf. The former president can actually blame himself too. A couple of days ago I talked to a really

Obama Silent, Russia Destroying the Missile Shield

in the background. Frattini's appeal is a triumph of the Russian diplomacy.Russia has long been trying to pull the old EU members, reluctant towards the US installation, into the dispute. All that to thwart the US project carried out together with Warsaw and Prague.What is most worrying is that

Beautiful Yulia Saving the Euro

The Ukrainian head of government goes to Lviv this Saturday, the city most seriously behind with preparations for the European Football Cup 2012. Local officials are in panic, but do hope for Kiev's help.Gazeta was to be visited yesterday afternoon by Andriy Sadovyi, the mayor of Lviv. IN the

Where the MEPs Come From

Only 57 percent of those polled in August by OBOP replied correctly that members of the European parliament are elected by direct universal suffrage. Others, in a poll conducted by the Warsaw-based Institute of Public Affairs, said that the MEPs were elected by members of the national parliament

Poland Without Missile Defence

account in Washington. According to Gazeta's sources, the US government will announce the conclusions of the strategic review only when it has prepared Warsaw and Prague for the change of plans and secured maximum possible concessions from Moscow. Gazeta asked the State Department for permission to

Vietnamese Security Police Again Active in Poland

The Vietnamese act on the basis of a bilateral agreement signed in 2004. The readmission agreement provides for the two countries to cooperate in handing over their citizens to each other. Warsaw has taken advantage of it in just a few cases to date, for instance, to help persons who've lost their

Waiting Out Erika Steinbach

It is the first such unequivocal position from the German government since last year when Warsaw and Berlin reached a compromise on the shape of the Visible Sign - a centre to commemorate the post-war expulsions of ethnic Germans from what is now Poland and Czech Republic that the German government

Will Condoleeza Rice Stop Russia?

articles in a Polish newspaper is a token of the evolution Poland has undergone. Warsaw is regarded by the US and Russia today as an important international player. If it were otherwise, such high-ranking figures wouldn't bother trying to win the Polish public opinion over for their arguments. In fact

Germany Interceding for Poland in Moscow

agreement regulating navigation through it to be invalid from the moment of Poland's EU accession. Polish diplomacy has been unable so far to cause the Russians to change their mind.Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski asked Mr Steinmeier for help on the issue when the two met in Mr Sikorski's private

Whom the President (Didn't) Help

1 June, as well as in Oława and Brzeg, which graced with his presence two days earlier. In all four constituencies the PO fetched nearly twice as many votes as the PiS and improved its result from the 2007 general election. Nor was presidential support an advantage in Warsaw. Ex-presidential

Mazowiecki: The Real Hero of the Last 20 Years Are the People

wise and just people, but seldom do we meet someone righteous. This righteousness is, I think, your lodestar. You are simply a righteous man'. The laudation's author explained what 'righteousness' means: 'Some drown it in the problematique of jurisdiction, others, worse still, are prepared to confuse

Tusk: Find More Women

leader out of someone who isn't. This is creating women leaders in an artificial manner. I don't intend to cede my place to a woman only because she is a woman,' a member of the PO's decision-making body tells Gazeta. Outside Warsaw, the sentiment is the same. 'We can't use social engineering and break

PiS Without Growth Potential, Poll Shows

that could help the PiS win the elections by an absolute majority. And the public's aversion to the PiS is so strong there's no approval for a coalition with it. This sentences the PiS for years in the opposition', said Radosław Markowski, political scientist (Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Polish

Compensations for Victims of Anti-Communist Protests

their involvement in the pacification of the Wujek and Manifest Lipcowy mines, ruling that it was a communist crime. Soon thereafter the Interior Ministry announced that the victims' families would receive compensations. But it remained unclear when and how large. The pledge was repeated in December

Treaty for Shipyards, Warsaw Hints at EU

The European Commission is to decide Wednesday about three Polish shipyards. If they're found to have received illegal public aid and ordered to return it, they will collapse.From the point of view of European law, the chances for a favourable decision are slim. The government in Warsaw is

Diplomoron, or the PiS Language

itself. Until then, it was the PiS that had thrown accusations - at Bartoszewski, for instance, and the other former foreign ministers, that they carried out policy on their knees or on all fours. Now it heard about itself: schizoids, deviants, diplomorons. That is not the way you should speak in

Who and How Celebrated 3 May

'I will do everything I can for the country to follow on the democratic path. For the Polish state to be strong, able to protect the weak, to treat its citizens equally. For honesty to prevail, not cynicism or villainy', president Lech Kaczyński declared at the Royal Castle in Warsaw yesterday. He

Discover Europe step by step

1. First of all, if you fulfill requirements specified in the Rules of the Contest, it means if you are Polish or European student you should sign in on our webpage by filling the application form and choosing an appropriate local stage. 2. Having the application form filled you are allowed to send

CBA: As Close to Violating Privacy as It Gets

around the property statement submitted by Mr Bondaryk, who failed to disclose in it the details of his managerial contract with his former employer, Era, the mobile phone operator. When Mr Bondaryk refused to spill his guts for the CBA (which he had the right to do), the agency secured an appropriate

Haughty Marxists Answer the Seeker of Simple Solutions

was to cross the Rospuda Valley, was but a distant plan.In early 2005, the SLD government decided that the Via Baltica would run across the Białystok area. Wajrak celebrated the fact with a column on 23 April 2005: 'Joyful festivities are to take place in Warsaw under the Ministry of the Environment's

Multimedia Components

from Zbigniew Brzezinski, Milton Friedman, Samuel Huntington, and Ayn Rand.Audio exhibit from Radio Free EuropeHighlights from the later years of Radio Free Europe in Poland, on loop in the gallery space. In 2009, the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and U.S. Consulate in Krakow join Poland in celebrating 90

11th of November Without Wałęsa

On Independence Day, in all Polish cities the day was remembered in November 1918 when, after 123 years of lack of independence, Poland was reborn.In Warsaw, thousands of people came to Józef Piłsudski Square, where the central official celebrations were held. At the Dworzec Centralny train station

Court Control Over Legal Interception Fictional, Inspection Finds

planed at a public hospital, an office, or a ministry to find out about possible corruption.Permission for such a tap is requested by the head of the given agency with the Prosecutor General. If the latter agrees, the request then goes to the District Court in Warsaw. Only the judge reviewing it has no

Anti-missile Shield: Gov't Stakes Everything on One Card

it's a risk worth taking. Especially that the shield is important for the Americans, and they're in a hurry to complete the talks before President George W. Bush's term ends at the end of this year. If the Polish government wasn't trying to elicit more from Washington, it could be criticised for

Warsaw, Kiev: a Common Cause

The Forum is an important Polish-Ukrainian meeting organised, on the one hand, by the Institute of Eastern Studies, the organiser of the annual Economic Forum in Krynica in southern Poland, known as the 'Polish Davos', and on the other, by the chancellery of Victor Yushchenko, Ukraine's pro-Western

Will the Government Defend the Zloty?

The franc gained over PLN0.20 and the euro close to PLN0.30 over the last two days alone. The zloty has been weakening more quickly than any other currency in the region. An investors are continuing to reduce their presence at the Warsaw Stock Exchange - the WIG20 blue-chip index lost a massive 7.5

Bring Them In: Poles Firmly for Gender Parity

(64 percent of respondents in favour) than in the cities (57 percent). Prof Mirosława Marody, sociologist at Warsaw University: 'This is against sociological science. Modernisation usually begins with well-educated city inhabitants. It is accepted only later by those less well educated or by rural

They Love North Korea in the Village of Kleczanów

Kleczanów is a prosperous village in Obrazów commune, Sandomierz county, south-east Poland. Famous for its fertile soils and orchards. It also has a website (www.kleczanow.pl), where dozens of photos from meetings with Korean people are featured.I am reminded of how, during my studies at the

Missile Shield Stuck on Way to Presidential Palace

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was to arrive in Warsaw yesterday, but cancelled her visit because an agreement on the location in Poland of a base for ten US missiles hadn't been reached. Prime Minister Donald Tusk said the US offer wasn't satisfactory enough.The draft of the agreement and

Mr Tusk's Energy Pact

French presidency has guaranteed that there will be time in Brussels for a serious debate on energy security.Poland also hopes that following the Russian invasion of Georgia more countries will start viewing Moscow the way it has long been perceived by Warsaw, Vilnius, or Tallinn. The strongest

President and Cabinet Unanimous on Russia and Georgia Ahead of EU Summit

The president and the prime minister will meet in Warsaw today to align their positions for the emergency EU summit on the Russia-Georgia conflict, scheduled for Monday. They are likely to fly to Brussels aboard the same plane.Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, which holds the EU presidency

Let's Cultivate Normality in Our Relations with Germany

agreement was reached in February.One can hardly expect an idyll in Polish-German relations. It's clear that two important EU member states cannot be of one mind on all issues - we differ not only on the Nord Stream gas pipeline (no agreement is in sight here, even though Warsaw has softened its stance

A Great Coming Back from the Isles

than before. Both the experts and the emigrants themselves are talking about it', Joanna Tyrowicz, economist at Warsaw University told Gazeta.Experts stress that no precise data on Poles' migration levels are available. So what circumstances do they base their views on? Figures from the UK's Worker

Live in Warsaw

Live in Warsaw – pierwszy album koncertowy projektu IAMX, wydany 14 listopada 2008 nakładem 61seconds.Jest to zapis koncertu z dnia 29 lipca 2007 w studiu nagraniowym im. Agnieszki Osieckiej w Programie Trzecim Polskiego Radia. Album zmiksowano w Berlinie, w studiu IAMX2.Płyta została wydana

...And Blood Was Shed in Warsaw

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