Locked content President Andrzej Duda visits Bulgaria

Polish president Andrzej Duda has opened a series of foreign visits in connection with the upcoming July NATO summit in Warsaw. On Monday, Andrzej Duda met with the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rossen Plevneliev, and with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, in its capital – Sofia...

Locked content President Duda talks with Poroshenko

In a phone call with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, President Andrzej Duda has confirmed the strategic dimension of the Polish-Ukrainian relations based on common European values ​​and expressed readiness to deepen them, the chancellery of the president informed. The Ukrainian president...

Poland to lobby NATO for more forces – Reuters

On Thursday, Poland and the Baltic states said they were seeking permanent NATO deployments on their soil. A Polish internal document suggested the matter may be raised at the Warsaw NATO summit next year, Reuters agency informed.

Locked content Poland will boost small Ukrainian business

According to President Bronisław Komorowski, state-owned lender BGK together with Poland’s largest bank PKO BP and other institutions will jointly establish a special fund to support Ukrainian SMEs. “We are doing this to support new Ukrainian industry and create a new middle class there,...

Locked content Poland evacuates nearly 180 ethnic Poles from Ukraine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs finalized the evacuation of nearly 180 ethnic Poles from the war-stricken Donbass region in Ukraine. Initially there were 205 people waiting to be evacuated, but several of them refused to leave in the last moment. Families with children dominate the evacuated group. ...

Locked content Further sanctions to be implemented

Further EU sanctions on Russia are to take effect starting friday. Although, Brussels does consider a change of policy contingent on the development of the situation in Eastern Ukraine. A Wednesday meeting of EU representatives revealed disagreement in further discussion about sanctions. Finland, su...

Kiev claims Russian forces have entered Ukraine

“I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to the sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region… as Russian troops were actually brought into Ukraine,” Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said in a statement.

Poland to increase military spending

The Polish government is working on an act increasing military spending to 2 percent of  the GDP, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reports. This means, that the army will be able to spend PLN 800 million more every year.