Monthly Archives: July 2012
Mitt Romney today delivered remarks in Warsaw, Poland. The following remarks were prepared for delivery:
Thank you all very much for the warm welcome to this great city. Continue reading
US republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Poland on the final leg of a foreign tour that continues to provoke controversy.
In the Baltic port of Gdansk he met Lech Walesa, the former leader of the Solidarity movement that toppled the communist Polish government in the 1980’s. Continue reading
Like tennis great Pete Sampras at his very best, Bulgarian volleyball player Tsvetan Sokolov has turned the serve into a viciously potent weapon which helped destroy Poland 3-1 in a shock pool defeat at the Olympics on Tuesday. Continue reading
Poland estimates that 60-70 percent of the work involved in building its first nuclear power station will be awarded to domestic suppliers, an Economy Ministry official said in a report on Tuesday. Continue reading
Solidarity, the trade union movement which led the Polish struggle against communist rule, distanced itself on Monday from a visit to Poland by U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying he supported attacks on unions in his own country. Continue reading
The National Bank of Poland have issued (12th July) three coins to mark both the Summer Olympic Games in London this year and to highlight Polish participation in the modern Olympic movement since the early days of the Games. Continue reading
Poland lived up to their billing as men’s Olympic volleyball title contenders with a thrilling opening win over triple world champions Italy on Sunday, backed by a deafening crowd of red and white clad fans at Earls Court. Continue reading
White House hopeful Mitt Romney was to hold talks with Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk and the anti-communist icon Lech Walesa on Monday, as he makes his first venture beyond the old iron curtain.
On the final leg of a three-stop tour designed to burnish his foreign policy credentials, the Republican contender has chosen to visit a country which has notably testy relations with Russia and is now a key pillar of NATO and the EU. Continue reading
Eight people were killed and two injured when a train hit a minibus on a level crossing in central Poland on Monday, emergency services said, in the second major rail accident this year. Continue reading