Conscription must be restored: Men in Poland must be able to fight (Part 2)

Karol Gac is speaking with Romuald Szeremietiew, the former Minister of Defense (…) The Act on Homeland Defense is to enable, inter alia, increasing the number of soldiers to approx. 300 thousand Is this the right direction? I am not a supporter of the popular opinion among politicians that, “the army should be smaller, but […]

Conscription must be restored: Men in Poland must be able to fight (Part 1)

Karol Gac is speaking with Romuald Szeremietiew, the former Minister of Defense KAROL GAC: What is your assessment of the current condition of the Polish army? ROMUALD SZEREMIETIEW: If I was to refer to what can be found in the media supporting the “total” opposition, a very dark image of our military dominates those outlets. […]

Before the clash in Ukraine: winter war or a cold shower? (Part 2)

I believe that the experts are generally exaggerating in their assessment of Russian military capabilities and underestimating the defensive capabilities of the Ukrainian troops. Romuald Szeremietiew (…) As emphasized by the media specializing in matters of defense, since 2014 the potential of the Ukrainian armed forces was considerably strengthened, with the rebuilding of the army, […]

Before the clash in Ukraine: winter war or a cold shower? (Part 1)

I believe that the experts are generally exaggerating in their assessment of Russian military capabilities and underestimating the defensive capabilities of the Ukrainian troops. Romuald Szeremietiew Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are not diminishing. Politicians, the military, experts, and analysts of military affairs from the West believe that a Russian attack on Ukraine can occur […]