How Russia tried to uproot the Polish elites

Between 1861 and 1881 the largest single category of political prisoners in Siberia were the Poles. Most of the exiles tended to be insurgents or suspected insurgents, as well as persons accused of aiding and harboring the buntovschiki. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz A leading expert on imperial Russia’s penal issues, including St. Petersburg’s use and abuse […]

Ukraine: Moscow’s second Afghanistan?

In this conflict, Poland sided with Ukraine – an obvious decision. Any undermining of the principle of sovereignty and violation of international rules must be unilaterally condemned. Paweł Lisicki Why did Russia attack Ukraine? It is not an easy question to answer at all. A simple profit and loss account shows that this is an […]

US Ambassador to NATO: Poland can feel safe, America is ready 

Jacek Przybylski is talking to Julianne Smith, the US ambassador to NATO JACEK PRZYBYLSKI: Vladimir Putin is showing that he is determined to rebuild the Russian empire. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Soviet Union. Following the attack on Georgia and Ukraine, citizens of Poland and the Baltic states fear […]

Poland should support Ukraine, but not for free

Kiev needs Warsaw more than Warsaw needs Kiev. And yet it is Ukraine that is dealing the cards in this alliance, making demands, and defending its own interests. This needs to change. Maciej Pieczyński For several months now, the threat of Russian aggression has been hanging over Ukraine. It would seem that in the situation […]

Russia vs NATO. Can Poland count on Germany? (Part 2)

Why does Britain, which is significantly farther from Ukraine, care about arming Kiev more than Germany? Poles are observing this attentively, as they have to ask themselves the following question: How would our neighbors react in the event of Russian aggression against Poland? Piotr Semka (…) GROW FLOWERS, NOT CONTEMPT The argument that Ukraine is […]

Russia vs NATO. Can Poland count on Germany? (Part 1)

Why does Britain, which is significantly farther from Ukraine, care about arming Kiev more than Germany? Poles are observing this attentively, as they have to ask themselves the following question: How would our neighbors react in the event of Russian aggression against Poland? Piotr Semka The news that British transporters chose a route bypassing Germany […]

Key questions on the new alliance of Poland

Information about the formation of a tripartite alliance resulted in generally favorable comments from Polish journalists and politicians, this time not only on the right-wing side. Rightly so? Paweł Lisicki The media is reporting that Poland, Great Britain, and Ukraine have created a new alliance. This was confirmed by the head of Ukrainian diplomacy. As […]

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 […]