Contents tagged with Poland

  • Major countries' troops present in Ukraine, says Poland’s Foreign Minister

    Poland's Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski has stated that troops from "major countries" are already present in Ukraine. Speaking to the German news agency DPA, Sikorski echoed the words of Germany's Chancellor, saying, "As your Chancellor mentioned, there are indeed troops from major countries in Ukraine."

    When asked whether it is problematic that the Chancellor is speaking on the matter, Sikorski replied, "In the Polish language, we have a term ‘tajemnica Poliszynela’ (an open secret), …

  • Polish authorities detain and deport two Ukrainian journalists investigating Russia-Poland trade

    Two Ukrainian journalists investigating trade between Poland and Russia have been detained in Poland, as reported by

    The agency reported that editor Yuriy Koncevich and cameraman Oleksandr Pilyuk were detained on March 7 while documenting the crossing of the border by cargo train between the Kaliningrad region of Russia and Poland.

    "Rayon.Zakordon traveled to the north of Poland, near the border with the Kaliningrad region of Russia, to see how gas and grain are still being …

  • Russian official requests Putin's prosecution for rehabilitating Nazism

    Sergey Antonov, the head of the Russian Committee-2024 association, has submitted a request to the Russian Investigative Committee demanding the prosecution of President Vladimir Putin for the rehabilitation of Nazism. 

    The request was prompted by an interview Putin gave to American journalist Tucker Carlson, in which the Russian leader commented on the events of World War II.

    Antonov believes that Putin's statements represent "a denial of facts established by the judgment of the …

  • Poland: some individuals in Zelensky's circle are giving him bad advice

    President Volodymyr Zelensky's speech at the United Nations has sparked critical reactions not only from Poland but also from other countries, said Marcin Pszydach, the Head of the International Policy Bureau in the Polish President's administration,  on Radio ZET. During his speech at the UN General Assembly, President Zelensky expressed concern over how "some in Europe are playing solidarity in the political theater," turning Ukrainian grain deliveries into a thriller, actually helping to " …

  • Estonian Prime Minister proposes joint trade embargo against Russia, calls for support from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Finland

    Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has made a proposal following a scandal surrounding her husband's business ties with Russia. She called on the neighbouring countries to introduce a unified trade embargo against Russia. According to Kallas, Finland could play a key role in this matter.

    Kallas said she had not spoken  with Finland's new Prime Minister, Petteri Orpo, yet but promised to do so.

    Estonian broadcaster ERR highlights that daily exports from Estonia to Russia include electronics, …

  • Poland begins deporting draft evaders back to Ukraine

    Poland is now extraditing some individuals to Ukraine who were involved in the illegal smuggling of Ukrainian men abroad, according to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita.

    Several Polish media outlets also reported that Poland has started to extradite conscript-age men who left Ukraine illegally. 

    The publication reached out to the Polish Border Guard Service, which confirmed that they have already deported Ukrainian citizens who were facilitating the illegal migration of undocumented …

  • Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki calls on NATO to deploy nuclear weapons in Poland

    After the EU summit ,Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said he supports deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Poland, reports.

    According to him, this is necessary because of Russia's deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Morawiecki said Poland asked NATO to be included in the Nuclear Sharing program. According tot him, Poland was ready to "act quickly in this regard." The final decision, however, depends on "partners from the United States and NATO."

    Nuclear …

  • Polish President urges NATO members to accept Ukraine into the Alliance

    Polish President Andrzej Duda has urged the NATO members to accept Ukraine into the Allience, but German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron prefer to talk about security guarantees, reports the newspaper Tagesschau.

    "Ukraine is waiting for a clear signal, a clear prospect of membership. In July Ukraine will see the "light at the end of the tunnel" which it has been waiting for so much," the Polish President said.

    At the same time, Scholz said that Germany and France …

  • Poland asks Germany for permission to deliver Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine

    Poland has submitted an official request to Germany for permission to supply MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, reports the German news agency DPA.

    The request refers to the supply of Soviet-made fighter jets from former warehouses in East Germany. The planes were in the old stocks of the GDR. Germany transferred them to Poland in 2002, and a permission from Berlin is required for deliveries to third countries.

    At that time, 23 aircraft were sold to Warsaw. Adviser to the President of Poland …

  • Poland to deploy HIMARS missile systems near Russian border

    Poland will deploy HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems near the border with the Russian Kaliningrad region, reported the news outlet Samorządowy, citing the Polish Defense Minister, Mariusz Blaszczak.

    According to the Minister, Polish 16th Mechanized Division, which is stationed near the border with the Kaliningrad region, will receive American HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems by the end of the year.

    The Polish Defense Minister recalled that the Polish authorities ordered HIMARS in 2019 …