“Wow, the headline of this resolution already says it all. You’re talking about a global threat. It just always has to be superlatives with you, doesn’t it?” German MEP Christine Anderson of the Identity and Democracy Group stated.
The critical situation in which Poland finds itself, receiving the brunt of the flow of Ukrainian refugees since the outbreak of the conflict with Russia, has certainly led the Commission to soften its position.
The new Hungarian President Katalin Novák took the initiative and announced in her inaugural speech on May 14th that her first foreign trip would be to Poland. This gesture was warmly welcomed by President Duda.
Polish President Andrzej Duda chose to pay a surprise visit to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday, May 22nd. Duda met personally with Zelensky and then gave a speech to the Ukrainian Parliament. It was the first time since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24th that a foreign leader had personally […]
The ring exchange agreement—which was never binding between the two parties—failed to materialize after Germany stated that could not fulfill Morawiecki’s government’s demands for the latest version of the Leopard tank.
We are facing a progressive mafia engaged in the manipulation of entire populations using a pseudo-religion in which more and more Westerners believe and are ready to deploy all forms of violence to impose. Poland should not step back anymore, not by an inch.
The legacy of 20th century history has left the Right in Central Europe questioning what we are meant to conserve after 40 years of communism. Our task is not so much to preserve traditions, but to reawaken them and to establish new ones. This approach is more reactionary; Central European conservatism is combative, because it has to be.
In Poland, the vaccine campaign has not been as successful as expected. As a result, the government has a stock of 25 million unused vaccines, while an additional 67-70 million doses have been ordered.
After being raped by two fellow refugees, an 18-year old from Ukraine has fled to Poland because she did not feel safe in Germany. Police warn against criminals trying to exploit women and children looking for shelter.
Deep-rooted internal divisions among the Catholic Church’s upper echelons have been revealed as Scandinavian and Polish prelates have expressed deep concern over the radical, secularly progressive direction of Germany’s ‘Synodal Way.’
The EU defends the sanctions as a means toward protecting the rule of law, judicial independence, and transparency; Warsaw and Budapest, however, read the ruling as a political tool used to punish governments that the EU disapproves of.
According to data disclosed on Tuesday, close to 400,000 refugees arrived in Poland since the war broke out, and around 100,000 refugees have found shelter in Hungary. And the tiny country of Moldova, outside of the EU, also received 60,000 Ukrainians so far.
Russia has sensed opportunity, and will not let go easily now. The noose it has placed on Ukraine’s neck, which has been tightened as a result of Western actions, has now made it very difficult for that country to free itself.
The “Lex Czarnek” takes the form of an amendment to the General Education Act. It not only addresses the issue of LGBT propaganda, but also changes the authority relations within the Polish education system.
Bismarck succeeded, by a combination of chicanery and bullying in uniting Germany militarily, legally, and culturally in the image of Prussia. Subtract the military element, and the EU seems to have been trying to do the same thing to Poland, albeit using more subtle methods.
The ECJ handed down the much-anticipated ruling on denying EU countries EU money. Significantly, the pronouncement was broadcast live in Hungarian and Polish, indicating how ground-breaking ruling is considered. The court denied all of Poland and Hungary’s grievances, but the fight over rule of law has just truly begun.
Less than a month after Poland broke ground on the border wall, a collection of leftist and pro-migration NGOs have urged the European Commission to halt the project on account of the negative impact it may have on the environment.
These attacks on the rights of the unborn child are not isolated initiatives. They are well thought out and coordinated. A survey by the European Centre for Law and Justice reveals the existence of a real pro-abortion lobby within the European institutions.
A COVID law proposed by Poland’s ruling PiS party has been rejected by the Polish Parliament. While opponents of COVID restrictions celebrate, some members of the opposition predict the downfall of the PiS.
By participating in the Madrid summit, Marine Le Pen looks to strengthen her international stature and to reinforce her relationships with her European allies; to use the platform as a way to gain legitimacy in the fight against Éric Zemmour.
The spotlighted conversations of the Spanish MEP reveal that the repeated attacks on Hungary and Poland are subject to a political consensus that makes them particularly easy targets. This becomes evident in respect to topics that are taboo in Brussels: everything that has to do with the Muslim presence in Europe.
Hosted by Spain’s VOX party leader Santiago Abascal, the Madrid Summit will see national-conservative party representatives from at least eleven countries gather to forge new friendships and strengthen old ones.
Relations between Poland and European institutions have deteriorated considerably in recent months, leading to an increase in legal disputes between the two parties. On January 19th, Poland received a formal payment order from the European Commission for €69 million, with a payment obligation within 45 days.
Emmanuel Macron displayed his ambition to promote European civilization and its culture, through a “common project respectful of the singularities and identities of each [nation].” In the exchange with French deputies, he recalled that he has never been opposed to promoting the Christian roots of Europe. The deputy from Rassemblement National attacked him: “Your Europe is 60 years old, ours is 3,000! You have made Europe the backyard of Washington, the prey of Beijing, the doormat of Erdogan, and the hotel of Africa.”
Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as other countries like Greece, are the gatekeepers of Europe, protecting their neighbours from a destabilising foreign influx. Their governments continually face hard choices but are steadfast in their commitment. There can be no compromises with extortionists.
While committed to a diplomatic solution, Western officials’ projections were grim. To reporters, U.S. Ambassador Michael Carpenter said that escalation is not impossible, and that “the drumbeat of war is sounding loud, and the rhetoric has gotten rather shrill.”
The Konfederacja account, followed by 671,000 internet users, was officially deleted for posting information regarding COVID-19. The Polish government has announced its intention to protest to Meta, the new name of Mark Zuckerberg’s company. In terms of audience, the party had the largest contingent of supporters on the American social network for a Polish party.
Archbishop Wojciech Polak said he ready to take the migrants into his diocese. “But the admission itself is not enough. We need a far-reaching, wide-ranging system of assistance that would enable them to find each other, integrate, and function in a new place.”
The famous Polish trade union, which played a decisive role in the late 1980s in the fight against communism and the fall of the dictatorial regime in Poland, has been criticized by French trade unions for its excessive complacency towards two personalities of the French Right, Marine Le Pen and Éric Zemmour.
While he has a history of denouncing certain policies of the Hungarian government, Emmanuel Macron last week said he regarded Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as a political opponent but also as a European partner.
Scholz met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in an attempt to establish better relations between the two nations that have been increasingly at odds over issues ranging from energy policy to rule of law.
“The Polish-Belarusian border separates two worlds—dictatorship from democracy, and a normal state which cares for its citizens from a regime which uses the citizens of other countries as human shields,” said PM Morawiecki.
Should the Kremlin act as the aggressor, sanctions would be imposed, Jens Stoltenberg said. These would likely be limited to economic sanctions and additional defensive deployments to NATO’s eastern flank.
The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, said on Thursday that under no circumstances will the bloc negotiate with the Lukashenko regime over the future of migrants stranded along the Polish-Belarusian border.
After engineering a humanitarian crisis along the Polish-Belarusian border, President Aleksandr Lukashenko has called on Germany’s outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) to help rectify the situation by taking in 2,000 migrants.
French author, polemicist, and potential presidential candidate Éric Zemmour recently weighed in on the events unfolding at the Polish-Belarusian border, applauding Poland for its strength and determination amid an onslaught of migrant attacks.
The incident, which according to police saw mainly nationals from Iraq and Syria captured and returned to the border area, took place on Sunday, a day after Poland accused the Belarusian regime of destroying its border barriers, arming migrants with tear gas, and blinding its security personnel with laser beams and strobe lights.
A former minister in Aleksander Lukashenko’s regime who’s now living in exile in Poland has claimed that the Belarusian government has trained and armed Afghan and Iraqis with combat experience to conduct armed attacks against Poland.
The European Commission launched three proceedings against Hungary and Poland over what it sees as violations of fundamental rights of LGBTIQ+ people, leaving Budapest and Warsaw two months to respond to its concerns, Euractiv.com reports. The Commission said it considers Budapest’s new controversial legislative bans on “promoting or portraying” homosexuality or sex reassignment to minors […]
Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal said the EU’s top court has no authority to impose an injunction on its legal reforms. The EU court in 2020, had ordered Poland to suspend a new judicial disciplinary chamber, citing political reasons. The EU court repeated its appeal for Poland to obey in a statement by its vice-president on Wednesday […]
Once prime minister of Poland, then president of the European Council, and later the leader of the European People’s Party, Donald Tusk is now back in Polish politics. “I’m back in 100 percent,” he told a congress of Civic Platform (PO), the conservative-liberal party he founded in 2001. Donald Tusk is now the head of […]