Locked content Former Finance Minister Rostowski responds to tape scandal

The subject of conversation in the tape recording scandal, former Minister of Finance, Jacek Rostowski, will seek legal action against perpetrators of the illegal recordings. He further commented in an interview for forsal.pl, that he willfully resigned from the Finance Ministry and that a rescue by...

Orlen CEO apologizes for tapes and takes aim at Wprost

In a personal statement published by PKN Orlen, the company’s CEO, Jacek Krawiec, apologizes for his statements which were heard during discussions recorded in the tape scandal. At the same time, he scolded the publisher of the tapes, Wprost magazine, for over-reaching boundaries of journalistic int...

Tusk: all sides are at risk

People who are in possession of the incriminating recordings are seeking to undermine the authority of the state, said Tusk. Opposition parties who are calling for a vote of no confidence and a resignation of the PO government, need to weigh their words, as the illegal tapes may prove to be just as ...
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Tape scandal rocks political scene

Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz and National Bank of Poland President Marek Belka discussed the dismissal of Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski in July 2013, three months before he was actually let go, according to illegally made recording made public by the Wprost magazine. The recording, pa...