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By Sławomir Sierakowski - Aug 14,2021
WARSAW — In July, Donald Tusk, the former European Council president who previously served as Poland’s prime minister from 2007 to 2014, returned to Polish politics.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Jul 11,2021
WARSAW — Former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has returned to where he started, reclaiming his position as head of Civic Platform (PO), the party that he led to electoral victories in 2007 and 2011, before going on to serve as president of the European Council.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Dec 23,2020
WARSAW — A half-billion people across the European Union have effectively been held hostage by United Poland, a tiny Polish political party that is largely unknown even among the country’s voters.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Nov 15,2020
WARSAW — Joe Biden’s election as president of the United States has seriously weakened authoritarian and populist governments around the world. For independent global powers like Russia, Brazil, and Turkey, Donald Trump’s departure need not amount to a complete tragedy.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Sep 05,2020
MINSK — Belarusian university students marked the start of the academic year on September 1 by announcing a strike.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Sep 02,2020
MINSK — Things are not going Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko’s way. Since the fraudulent presidential election on August 9, the security services have been trying to carry out Lukashenko’s order to end the peaceful protests against his regime.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Aug 30,2020
MINSK — On August 25, the anniversary of Belarus’ declaration of independence from the USSR, the country’s peaceful protesters enjoyed a brief respite.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Aug 26,2020
MINSK — After weeks of nationwide protests over a fraudulent election on August 9, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko seems to have realised that he has lost popular support for good.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Aug 24,2020
WARSAW — As expected, the European Parliament has torn into the European Council’s recently agreed budget and pandemic-response package.
By Sławomir Sierakowski - Aug 15,2020
MINSK — The protests that have roiled Belarus since Sunday’s stolen presidential election are evolving, with mass demonstrations giving way to more dispersed mobilisations on the model pioneered in Hong Kong.

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