Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Hardly anyone notices a few additional consequences of a new electoral arithmetic in Italy. A strong position of Silvio Berlusconi and Beppe Grillo (Five Star Movement) reflects Italian support for anti-German rhetoric of both leaders. It also shows how easy it is to play with anti-European minds. Grillo could do anything during the campaign. Therefore,… » read more

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Short message

The EU-Ukraine Summit will be held in Brussels next Monday. The atmosphere around the bilateral relations is quite dense. Since 10 December, when the European Union accepted the election results, there has not been a significant step forward towards the fulfilment of the Union’s requirements. Just to recall, the changes in question included election law… » read more

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A political season usually starts later in Ukraine than in Poland. Christmas holiday falls there in January. However, a Ukrainian political year has not started yet. Normally, the Parliament should resume its session on 5th February but it didn’t. Opposition blocked the parliament’s presidium and rostrum demanding introduction of personal voting. The issue may sound… » read more

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I do not want to put a damper on a nice atmosphere around the European budget. It is better to have a multiannual perspective than not to have it at all. I would not like to put joyful minister Sikorski in a bad mood either. He is trying to save his own hide since he… » read more

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Ukrainian day

Yesterday for me everything was all about Ukraine. I will start not very chronologically but in the afternoon the mission Kwasniewski-Cox arrived at the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament. After a long conversation, which concerned more the relations between the EU and Ukraine, it was decided that the mandate of the mission’s members… » read more

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