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Polish Nobel Laureate: We Need Missiles to Aim at Russia

Marco Bardazzi | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Marco Bardazzi

Just two words, "Ukraine" and "Putin," bring out the old fighter in him, which seems slightly unusual for a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. These words explain the deep concern of the Poles, and indeed all Eastern European countries, to what is happening nearby: "We need missiles to aim at Russia."

Ex-Polish President's Anti-Gay Remarks Prompt Emphasis On LGBT Lawmakers

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

WARSAW, Poland -- Poland's first gay and transgender lawmakers will sit on the front bench in Parliament this week in reaction to hostile remarks by f...

Poland: No Explosives In Dead President's Plane Wreck

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 10.30.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish military prosecutors on Tuesday denied a newspaper report that said investigators had found traces of explosives in the 2010 ...

Twin Brother Says Polish Leader's Death Likely No Accident

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.28.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland — The twin brother of the Polish president who died in a 2010 plane crash in Russia claimed Wednesday that the accident is lookin...

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...

Polish President's Pilots 'Knew Plane Was Doomed'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Harrowing details have emerged of the final moments before the plane carrying Poland's president crashed in Russia last weekend. According to invest...

Polish History: Why This Crash Is "Katyn 2"

GlobalPost | Michael Moran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Saturday, a painful sense of deja vu enveloped Poland. News quickly spread of a terrible tragedy that had taken place in the fo...

Obama To Go To Poland For Funeral Of President

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will travel to Poland to attend funeral services for that country's president, who was killed in a plane cra...

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...

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...

Poland Plane Crash: Russia Points To Human Error

AP | MATT MOORE and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Russian investigators suggested human error may have been to blame in the plane crash that killed the Polish president and 95 o...

Polish President's Body Returns To Warsaw After Plane Crash

AP | MATT MOORE and VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of ...

Poland's PM Bows Out Of Presidential Race

GlobalPost | Jan Cienski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Poland's prime minister has thrown his country's politics into turmoil with his decision this week not to run for the presidency, declaring that he wo...