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Jaroslaw Kaczynski

Reinventing Republicanism in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 04.17.2015 | World
John Feffer

Poland has never been a particularly liberal country. In other words, its political culture has not focused on the individual or individual rights. Consider the great confrontation of the 1980s: between the collectivist ideology of the Communist Party and the spirit of solidarity of the opposition.

Polish Election 2010: Komorowski Wins, Election Komorowski Win Strengthens Polish government

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland chose a rival of the late president over his twin brother in a vote seen as a move away from three months of shock, grie...

President Komorowski

Marek Matraszek | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marek Matraszek

If Komorowski fails to disarm the opposition, in just over a year's time he may well find himself in the position of his predecessor -- possessing a popular mandate, but facing a hostile government and with no real influence.

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Late President's Twin, To Run For Office (PHOTO)

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Polish opposition party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said Monday he will run in summer elections to replace his twin brother, the ...

Polish Election Headed Toward Runoff Between Interim President, Deceased President's Brother

AP | VANESSA GERA and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland holds a presidential runoff July 4 – and a moderate, pro-European leader who has been acting president since a pla...

Kaczynski Burial Plan Causes Split

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A row has broken out over the decision to bury Polish President Lech Kaczynski in Wawel Cathedral in Krakow - a place reserved for Poland's kings and ...

Kaczynski Twin Death: Jaroslaw Loses Brother Lech, President Of Poland

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands upon thousands of Polish people are mourning the tragic plane crash death of their president, Lech Kaczynski. They've packed churches, light...

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Grieving Twin, May Step Into Polish President's Shoes

Times Online | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Kaczynski rang his brother Jaroslaw from the cabin of his official Tupolev 154 jet. "It's all going according to plan," he said. "We'll be l...