Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's governing Law and Justice Party, claims that European Council President Donald Tusk carries 'moral responsibility for a plane crash that killed Kaczynski's twin brother in 2010. Is he trying to defame a critic?
Poland and the EU are on a confrontation course. There's even talk the country could leave the Union. How realistic is that scenario? DW put that question to Milan Nic of the German Council on Foreign Relations.
General Piotr Pytel has been accused of illegally striking a deal with Russian security services for the passage of Polish NATO troops back home from Afghanistan. Poland's opposition has decried the move as political.
Poland’s soon-to-be Prime Minister Morawiecki has two years until the next elections to show if he will go down as another Jaroslaw Kaczynski puppet or a modernizing force. The ex-banker has his work cut out for him.
Poland's opposition is trying to reinvent itself to better take on Jaroslaw Kaczynski and the PiS' authoritarian policies. But a symbolic gallows erected for the opposition shows that right-wing sentiment remains strong.
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