Locked content Tusk to testify in counter-intelligence case

European Council President Donald Tusk will testify before a Polish prosecutor on April 19 as a witness in an investigation concerning two former military counter-intelligence chiefs. “I can confirm that President Tusk, despite his legal immunity, will participate in the hearing on 19 April,” Tusk&#...

Locked content 19% of Poles see the country’s political situation as good, 43% ...

Nineteen percent of Poles consider the political situation in the country as good, while 43 percent is of the opposite opinion, according to a recent survey by pollster CBOS. In January, 15 percent of those polled said that the political situation in Poland was good, while49 percent claimed it was b...

Locked content PiS economic plan in a nutshell

A speech by the party’s candidate for the office of Prime Minister, Beata Szydło, was the climax of Law and Justice (PiS) three-day long congress. The contender outlined her party’s economic plan, which the party will implement if it wins the 2015 parliamentary election. Szydło referred ...

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...

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...

PiS leads in regional elections

According to an exit poll by Ipsos, main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS) secured 31.5 percent of the votes in elections to voivodship councils, which took place in Poland on Sunday.

Sikorski remains Sejm speaker

Sejm Speaker Radosław Sikorski, a former foreign affairs minister, survived a no confidence vote on Friday morning. Only 146 voted in favor of the motion filed by Law and Justice, while 240 were against it and 48 abstained from voting.

Komorowski with record-high trust

Among Polish politicians, President Bronisław Komorwski is being trusted the most with 80 percent of respondents trusting him, according to the latest CBOS poll. This result is one percent higher than the month before and is a record-high. Second in line is the new PM Ewa Kopacz with 59 percent peop...