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Polish president pays tribute to 1791 Constitution
... Constitution and following the American one by only four years. It was an anniversary of an attempt to save the Republic of Poland, made against all odds by people who were steadfast patriots, Duda said at an official ceremony held at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. The constitution was short lived as Austria, Prussia and Russia annexed parts of Polish territories in what has been called the first partition of the country, only one year later. The two subsequent partitions, carried out in 1793 and 1795, removed ...
Updated: 05/07/2022
Czechs withdraw complaint against Poland over Turow mine
... minister said that we have reduced the amount because we were talking about as much as 55 million at the beginning of the day. The total costs of the dispute for Poland may not end there. In September 2021, the CJEU imposed a daily fine of EUR 500,000 on Warsaw for failing to suspend operations at the mine, but the Polish government refused to close the mine and pay up. The prime minister said Poland was going to use all available ways of appeal so that it wouldn't have to pay a very unfair penalty. This ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Boris Johnson played key role in ending talks with Russia, says Kiev
... fully, they claimed. According to the behind-the-scenes look at the negotiations with Russia, Ukraine's western allies were convinced that the Russian military would seize Kiev within three days and offered Zelensky to govern from exile in London or Warsaw. When Kiev still stood on February 27, and Russia offered negotiations, Zelensky sent a delegation with the goal of creating the impression that he was willing to make a deal. The points of agreement made by Russian envoy Vladimir Medinsky after ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Ryanair to expand its aircraft maintenance base in Lithuania
... destinations from Lithuania will be 50, said Dara Brady , director of marketing, digital and communications for Ryanair, at a press conference on Tuesday. The new destinations are Aalborg, Brussels, Budapest, Helsinki, Gothenburg, Madrid, Stockholm, Warsaw, Birmingham, Eindhoven and Gdansk. Ryanair is expected to expand its aircraft maintenance base at Lithuania's Kaunas Airport and invest 15 million euros. The company said on Tuesday that Ryanair's new hangar will double its capacity in Kaunas and ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Pelosi thanks Polish nation for its support of Ukraine
The Polish president, Nancy Pelosi, thanked the Polish nation for its support of Ukraine after talks with the Polish president in Warsaw on Monday. The Polish president, Nancy Pelosi , thanked the Polish nation for its support of Ukraine after talks with the Polish president in Warsaw on Monday. After a meeting with President Andrzej Duda on Monday, Pelosi said in a statement: ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Czech, Poland to raise interest rates to curb inflation
... was 12.4% last month, creating a risk that booming domestic demand will drive prices even higher. Recent inflation readings indicate consumer price growth has spiraled out of control, said Grzegorz Maliszewski , chief economist at Bank Millennium in Warsaw. The labor market indicates the emerging price-wage spiral. Aggressive interest rate hikes have to continue. The main rate in Poland could go up to 10%, according to economists at ING Bank Slaski. Policy makers in the Czech Republic are expected ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
EU Parliament refuses to approve EU border agency’s accounts
... according to the Belgian Green MEP Saskia Bricmont, who sits on the European Parliament's civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee. In response to the migration crisis of 2015 -- 16, Frontex , the European border and coastguard agency in Warsaw, received a big increase in funding, as 1.3 million people applied for asylum. One of the EU 's best-funded agencies, it had an annual budget of €364 m 307 m in 2020, up 10% from the previous year. The plan is to expand it further, to 10,000 ...
Updated: 05/04/2022
Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrates 400th anniversary of Poland's Constitution
... Constitution and following the American one by only four years. It is an anniversary of an attempt to save the Republic of Poland, made against all odds by people who were steadfast patriots, said Duda at an official ceremony held at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. A year later, Austria, Prussia and Russia annexed parts of Polish territories in what has been called the first partition of the country, despite the fact that the constitution was short lived. Two subsequent partitions, carried out in 1793 and ...
Updated: 05/03/2022
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