Tag: Poland

Polish PM warns EU against starting ‘third world war’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Polish Prime Minister Warns European Union Against Starting World War III  Telegraph.co.uk Poland’s Prime Minister accuses the European Union of making demands with ‘the gun to our head’  financial times Warsaw must bear the cost of its…

Donald Tusk elected leader of the Polish Civic Platform – Politico

Former Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been elected leader of Poland’s main opposition force, Civic Platform, in a party-wide election this weekend, announce the party Sunday. Tusk, who ran unopposed, received more than 97 percent…

The EU’s impotent anger over Putin’s gas games – Politico

Click play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin is happy to lure the European Union Energy prices are too highBut the bloc doesn’t really have any tools to force behavior change in…

Poland is learning, as Britain did, that the EU will not let its members be sovereign

sovereignty. It was always about sovereignty. Who gives orders and who takes them? In Lenin’s acute formula, “Who, who?” Poland’s leaders are finding out what David Cameron discovered in 2015 when he tried to bolster…

Poland warns that we will play “dirty survival” and make trouble if the EU does not stop crossing the border

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the PiS, said this month that documents for changes to the judicial system were “already prepared”. Although he failed to provide details of what the documents contained, he said it…

European Council bid farewell to Angela Merkel – Politico

Click play to listen to this article German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended her 107th – and almost certainly final – meeting of the European Council on Friday in perfect Merkel fashion. I methodically scrambled with…

Poland’s battle against the European imperial court exposes Europe’s fundamental flaws

In a parallel world, the UK would never have left the EU, instead adopting the strategy that Poland is now trying out. Two weeks ago, Warsaw cemented its place as the best boy in Brussels…

Central and Eastern European Markets – forint rebounded from 6-month lows; zloty weaker before the meeting of EU leaders

PRAGUE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Hungary's forint bounced off a six-month low on Thursday after a central banker said more rate tightening than projected was needed, easing investor disappointment following a timid rate hike this…

Polish “Russian Roulette” with the European Union – POLITICO

Like many devastating conflicts, Warsaw war with brussels It wasn’t supposed to happen. When the nationalist Law and Justice party was introducing its first judicial reforms after winning power in 2015, said a former Polish…

European Parliament ‘sues’ Ursula von der Leyen if Poland is not punished

MEPs have threatened to sue Ursula von der Leyen unless threats to withhold tens of billions of euros in EU funding from Poland are not followed up in a battle over the rule of law.…

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates – BBC Newsnight – BBC News

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates – BBC Newsnight  BBC News Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates  BBC News Ursula von der Leyen…

Warsaw and Brussels are fighting an unwinnable battle for the rule of law – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article There is a dirty, unclassified truth about the EU’s battle with Poland over the rule of law that almost no one in the EU’s institutions wants to admit…

EU threatens to collapse if it blackmails us, warns Poland’s prime minister

The EU risks collapsing or becoming a dictatorship if it continues to blackmail Warsaw Because of concerns about “Polexit”Polish Prime Minister said on Monday. In a letter to EU leaders, Mateusz Morawiecki accused the bloc…

Polish PM warns of ‘dangerous’ EU efforts to control members – Politico

Click play to listen to this article Poland’s leaders have a message to the EU ahead of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s speech to the European Parliament on Tuesday – “We do not give in to…

The party of the center-right in Europe is over – Politico

Click play to listen to this article In an unlucky 13-day period, Europe’s dominant political family – the European People’s Party – saw Europe’s most experienced leader, Angela Merkel, walk into the sunset and her…