Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Last week some good news spread into the world – the European Parliament negotiators and the representative of the Irish Presidency the Irish Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore, reached a compromise about the EU budget. However, it quickly became clear that there is no compromise. Although the leader of the EP negotiating team, Alain Lamassoure,… » read more

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Barack Obama visited Berlin before the election. But, unlike the previous visit 5 years ago, this time he was not fighting for his election, but for the Chancellor. Under the Brandenburg Gate resonated everything that American Presidents love most – freedom, tolerance, and victory, because even though the wall was overthrown by unarmed people, it’s… » read more

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If it did not work out by screaming maybe it will work out by silence. By ‘it’ I mean eliminating Europa Plus. For the last three months I have heard that there is no programme, that Aleksander Kwasniewski will soon withdraw, that it is another lift to cushy jobs, that there are no women, that… » read more

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10 years ago in a nationwide referendum, Poland responded to the question – Do you sir/madam, approve of Poland joining the European Union? On June 7-8, 2013, 59% of those eligible to vote went to the polls, that’s more than 17.5 million people. From this number, 77.5% said YES, and the rest said NO. The… » read more

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I write a lot about the high possibility of the European Union signing an Association Agreement with Ukraine. I write about it frequently, so today here are a few words about what is happening on the other side of the fence, meaning, what is Russia doing to attract Ukraine into the EEC (Eurasian Economic Community),… » read more

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