23 Jan 2023

Germany won’t block export of its Leopard 2 tanks, foreign minister says

Germany’s foreign minister Anna Baerbock has stated that Germany will not stand in the way of Poland if they were to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Ukraine has asked the West for German-made tanks to help theme defeat Russia.  Germany has not yet provided the vehicles and its export

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27 Jul 2022

Poland to buy hundreds of South Korean tanks, howitzers after sending arms to Ukraine

Poland is going to buy almost 1,000 tanks, over 600 pieces of artillery and dozens of fighter jets from South Korea to replace the equipment donated to Ukraine during the Russian invasion. The agreement will be officially announced in Poland on Wednesday. 980 tanks and 648 self-propelled K9 armored howitzers

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27 Apr 2022

Russia Halting Gas Flows to Poland, Bulgaria Over Payment Terms

Starting Wednesday, Russia has announced that it will halt gas flows to Poland and Bulgaria, marking the first time the country has followed through on a threat to cut off countries that don’t pay for their gas on Russia’s terms. In March, Vladimir Putin outlined new terms of payment that

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27 Dec 2021

NSO spyware used to hack Polish politicians, Khashoggi’s wife, others

The Associated Press and Citizen Lab launched a joint investigation into cases of misuse regarding the Pegasus spyware from the NSO Group, revealing that Polish Senator Krzysztof Brejza was among those compromised. The investigation found that Breiza was hacked using the software 33 times between April 26, 2019 and October

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18 Nov 2021

Belarus Moves Some Migrants Away From Poland’s Border

According to officials from Poland’s Interior Ministry, the number of migrants camped out on the Belarusian side of the country’s eastern border has fallen. This may mark a sign of de-escalation in the multi-faced confrontation between the European Union and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. According to authorities. Belarusian officials have

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15 Nov 2021

Poland border crisis: EU to widen Belarus sanctions as row intensifies

In response to the widening migrant crisis at the border between Poland and Belarus, the EU plans to escalate sanctions on the country and those closest to its leader. The sanctions may target anyone involved with trafficking migrants through the country. There are accusations that Belarus is leading migrants towards

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12 Nov 2021

Poland border: West condemns Belarus at UN over stranded migrants

Members of the UN Security Council have condemned Belarus for the growing crisis of migrants stranded at its border with Poland. Western members of the security council wrote a statement that accused Belarus of utilizing migrants to destabilize the European Union’s eastern border. Russia rejected these accusations.  Thousands of people

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09 Nov 2021

Fears of violence escalate on Poland-Belarus border as thousands of migrants set up camp

Thousands of migrants have erected makeshift camps in freezing conditions near the border between Poland and Belarus. Concerns over the potential for violence intensified Tuesday as Poland has accused Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko of attempting to orchestrate a crisis on the eastern frontier by funneling migrants to the border. Poland

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22 Oct 2021

EU leaders lambast Poland over its challenge to union

The European Union lawmakers are pressuring the European Union to withhold funds to Poland due to the ruling by Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that claims Poland’s laws and constitution have precedence over some of the European Union laws. The European Parliament condemned this ruling on Thursday. The ruling threatens to undermine

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15 Oct 2021

Poland passes legislation allowing migrant pushbacks at border

Poland’s parliament passed legislation on Thursday that aims to legalized pushbacks of migrants across its borders according to human rights advocates. This legislation is contradictory to the country’s commitments under international law. Poland, Lithuania and Latvia have had in increase in migrants from countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq.  Rights

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