Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Actually we should be happy with the European Union’s Summit devoted to the Eastern Partnership, which begins today in Warsaw. Polish-Swedish initiative started in 2009 in Prague, and by this time, we were able to introduce it permanently into European policy. The reality of today, compared with the one from 8 years ago (when European… » read more

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Politicians dream of nice pictures… of themselves, of course. The unattainable model was represented by Soviet leaders (imitated today in a modern version by Putin), but the beloved leader Kim Il Sung beat all of them. In 1989 I was at the festival of youth and students in Pyongyang. At every step, in publications, museums,… » read more

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Being lately in Yalta I heard that the recent meeting Yanukovych-Medvedev in Sochi was one of the worst. Worst, which means that no agreement on a single customs territory has been reached and, what’s more, there was a fuss that ended with Yanukovych’s words: “I will not trade in my country’s sovereignty”. This memorable declaration… » read more

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Variants for Russia

Imagine that, what was inevitable, Putin becomes a candidate of the United Russia for the President of the country. The rivalry ends in the same way as it began – in the caste of power. However, Dmitry Medvedev doesn’t become the Prime Minister, but he goes to the parliament and tries to do what he… » read more

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It would be boring if there was no Wikileaks. All the time new characters of public life become subject to the leaks. The themes are different each time but we can observe a certain pattern. Suppose that a politician “X” spoke with an American diplomat and a written message from this conversation got to the… » read more

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Two days ago I reproached the Commissioner on Budget and Financial Programming Janusz Lewandowski that his activity for the Polish party Civic Platform in the electoral campaign violates the Treaty of Lisbon. It’s about his participation in a short TV clip of the party, together with the President of the EP Jerzy Buzek, Prime Minister… » read more

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Hello World!

As a new blogger to BlogActiv.eu, in my first post I’d like to introduce myself and my topics of interest. I’ve been blogging since May 2006, first on my website, and then on the platform Onet.pl. My blogging adventure started from a fascination with the Internet: this medium is different than the others – it’s… » read more

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