Will PiS election plans dent Poland’s economy?
12 April 2020 | 7:00 am
Poland's ruling party is driving ahead with a plan to hold an election by mail for the first time, overriding calls to delay the May 10 presidential vote with the country in lockdown. What will it mean for the economy?
Poland was prepared to send tanks to Ukraine even without Germany's blessing. Officials in Warsaw said they couldn't understand the hesitation by their counterparts in Berlin as fears grow that the war is coming closer.
Russian social media channels and media are sharing a doctored video that alleges Poland will form army units of "non-traditional orientation". We disprove these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Police are searching for two gunmen who opened fire on guests at a birthday party in Gqeberha. There has been a growing number of mass shootings in South Africa in recent years.
Warsaw has announced "unprecedented" plans to ratchet up spending on its military and security following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Poland is already among NATO's top spenders when adjusted for its GDP.
Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
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In a video circulating on social media, some users claim to show American M1 Abrams Tanks and military infantry vehicles in Poland that are allegedly heading to Ukraine. These false claims began to circulate online on January 25, when President Joe Biden announced that US Abrams tanks would be delivered to Ukraine. We tell you where this video was actually filmed in this edition of Truth or Fake.
The FRANCE 24 Observers team have conducted an investigation since November 2022 and have spotted a variety of fake anti-Ukraine ads throughout the globe – a product of Russian disinformation and propaganda. Find out more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Turkey is unilaterally blocking Sweden's accession to NATO. Can Poland use its close relationship with Turkey to end the impasse? DW takes a closer look at the history of the relations between these two countries.
The US president is spending two days in Poland to discuss the possibility of permanently stationing American troops there. His visit comes ahead the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The region of Volhynia was still occupied by German forces when a wave of violence was unleashed on the Polish population there. It is estimated that by August of that year, up to 120,000 Poles were killed in Volhynia by Ukrainian nationalists in a series of massacres.
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