Tusk: Polish government weakens Poland’s reputation

European Council President Donald Tusk said in an interview with Onet.pl that “the fussiness” of Polish government when it comes to appointing Tusk for the second term is “damaging to Poland’s reputation and might question the country’s dignity.”

Locked content Polish Senate swears in new MPC member

On Wednesday, Poland’s Senate welcomed Rafał Sura, a member of the Law and Justice (PiS) party, who will now head the Monetary Policy Council. The new MPC member replaced Marek Chrzanowski, who resigned in October. Chrzanowski was later appointed chairman of the Financial Supervision Commission (KNF...

Locked content PiS chairman: Poland will not accept refugees because of security

On Saturday, Jarosław Kaczyński, the head of the ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party proclaimed that Poland will not accept refugees, because they pose a threat to the country’s security. Answering questions on YouTube from internet users, Kaczyński said: “After recent events connected w...

Locked content Financial Times criticizes Law and Justice’s policy

The UK daily The Financial Times has commented on foreign investor’s concerns due to the Polish government – Law and Justice’s (PiS) policies. Although foreign investors are not directly interested in politics, they pay careful attention to how it affects the economy and investment...

PO and PiS with new election promises

The ruling party Civic Platform (PO) and the opposition Law and Justice (PiS), which currently leads polls, organized their conventions and presented the economic programs. PO’s offers appeared to be quite revolutionary and shocking, however according to many economists’, Poland has need...

Locked content PiS holds march ‘in defense of freedom’

Poland’s main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS) organized a march “in defense of democracy and freedom of the media” on Saturday, December 13. The event took place on the 33rd anniversary of the introduction of martial law in then-communist Poland. During the event, PiS leader Jarosław Ka...

PiS demands dismissal of Sikorski

The leadership of Law and Justice (PiS), the main opposition, is demanding a dismissal of Radosław Sikorski. The Speaker of the Sejm and former Minister of Foreign Affairs has been scrutinized for overly extravagant personal car travel cost declarations, which reached PLN 26,500 in 2011. As Minister...

Locked content MP Girzyński leaves Law and Justice

Zbigniew Girzyński, a member of parliament from main opposition party Law and Justice, has announced his decision to leave the grouping. “In connection with doubts that may have risen in connection with my official travels I would like to announce that today I have resigned from membership in Law an...

Locked content Parliamentary election poll shows PO in the lead

The ruling Civic Platform may get 38 percent of the votes in next year’s parliamentary election, according to a poll carried out by CBOS and published on Tuesday by the Polish Press Agency. Support for the party grew by 4 percentage points month-on-month. Main opposition party Law and Justice, toget...