Sikorski: NATO in need of revival

“Russia’s policy  toward Ukraine has shown that force is decisive. That is why NATO is in need of revival,” Sejm Speaker and former Foreign Affairs Minister Radosław Sikorski said at the opening of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly sitting in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Pork producers rally in face of losses

The Polish pork producers’ association is drafting a letter to the Prime Minister which will ask for swift and coordinated action on the national level regarding the African swine fever virus. The virus has been identified in wild boars in the northeast of the country, but has been especially ...

Sporting goods sector accelerates

The value of Poland’s sporting goods market will grow by 5.3 percent in 2014, according to a report by research firm PMR quoted by ISBnews. This is both due to a low base in 2013 and to increased sales of running and cycling goods.

Russian oversight tightens embargo

Russia is tightening its embargo on Polish produce. Rosselkhoznadzor, the Russian veterinary and phytosanitary inspectorate has made a decision preventing the re-export of Polish produce.

Rostowski to head PM’s advisor team

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz will offer former Deputy PM and Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski the position of her head advisor, according to sources quoted by the Polish Press Agency (PAP). He will be a member of the council of ministers.

Unions demand investigation in Mysłowice-Wesoła mine

Labor unions from the Silesian Mysłowice-Wesoła coal mine have filed a motion to the prosecutor’s office, asking for an investigation on security procedures. On Monday night, a methane explosion occurred in the mine, which belongs to Katowicki Holding Węglowy.