Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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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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If you want to understand what a debate means in American political culture you have to watch it on the spot. This year, the first debate was held in Denver. The same town which, four years ago, brought happiness to Obama. The Democratic Convention finale was held in a huge stadium and led senator Obama… » read more

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Georgia has long been in the centre of the European public opinion’s interest. Mikhail Saakashvili often comes to Brussels and is always communicative and very attractive as a speaker. He is the face of Georgian change. What should be particularly emphasized is that Saakashvili managed to politically survive after the war with Russia, which was… » read more

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Nest of Spies

Back in the old days Vienna used to be the capital of European espionage. Austria turned a blind eye to numerous agents milling around the Capital on the Danube under the guise of diplomats and businessmen. Austria was not a member of NATO; it abolished visas for the Eastern countries, and was easy to reach.… » read more

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The Civic Platform (PO) was supposed to accept the SLD (Democratic Left Alliance) and the Palikot’s Movement projects on registered partnerships. The deal, though unwritten, was about to apply in this parliamentary term. But I waited patiently for the moment, and technology that will be used by the party leadership to cut the project off.… » read more

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We hear a lot about the rivalry between the continents, especially in the context of the new players. The Chinese economy is already ahead of Japan, Turkey is chasing Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, etc., etc. Somewhere in the background of the struggle for money, the problem of armament appears. This year, for the first time,… » read more

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Three quarters of Europe and the Polish media have gotten accustomed to the fact that our continent is ruled by the right wing and that it won’t change. An excellent illustration of this thesis was the recent visit of François Hollande in Warsaw, completely unnoticed by the Polish media. Well, after all there is no… » read more

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The Appleminded

… are those who are crazy about the products with the “bitten” apple. We are not the usual gadget-addicted, the appleminded is so much more! When Apple announces a presentation of a new product, just as they did yesterday, everybody is awaiting it like a child’s birth. And then the exchange begins: Have you seen?… » read more

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I look at the poster. On 6th December at the European Parliament will take place an “Academy” in memory of Leopold Trepper and his giant spy network, which was called by the Nazis the Red Orchestra. In 1942, his spy network had 400 radio stations in European countries, tens of thousands of active agents, and… » read more

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