Studying in Poland is far cheaper than going to a UK institution – but this isn’t the only reason to travel east
From its gingerbread treats to restaurants and pubs, Polish culture has become a part of British life. Around 579,000 Polish-born people have moved to live in the UK – all during the lifetime of today’s 18-year-old university applicants. Continue reading
The EU has to sign the Association Agreement (AA) with Ukraine, since it would speed up the European integration of Ukrainians, said Jerzy Pomianowski, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland. At the same time, the office of the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU released a statement that the EU “must show will for deeper relations [with Ukraine]“. They suggested the signing of the AA as the best incentive. Continue reading
Poland is initiating amendments to the European Union legislation to introduce common control on the Ukrainian-Polish border, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Poland Markiyan Malskyi said at Channel 5 on October 3. Continue reading
According to the results of year 2012, Poland plans to issue up to 1 million visas to Ukrainians, Consul General of Poland in Kyiv Rafal Wolski said during the round table “EU visa practice in 2012: is there a change?”, ForUm correspondent reports. Continue reading
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski warned Ukraine on Thursday that its European integration depended on the transparency of October’s parliamentary election and the fate of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has called European integration his top foreign policy priority, but Kiev’s ties with the European Union have soured since he came to power in February 2010. Continue reading
The Presidents of Ukraine and Poland on Friday unveiled a memorial to the thousands of Ukrainians, Poles and others killed by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s secret police before and during World War II.
The memorial is part of a remembrance complex in Bykivnia, outside the Ukrainian capital, where up to 120,000 people are buried. Continue reading
Anyone who has stood recently on the border between Poland and Ukraine or Poland and Belarus couldn’t help but notice them: thousands of cars entering Poland from the east in search of cheaper goods, and noticeably fewer cars heading in the opposite direction for gasoline, alcohol, and sweets. In Poland, such small traders have been dubbed “ants.” But they have now, according to the Polish statistical office (GUS), raised Polish exports to the east by a quarter. Continue reading
Foreign Ministry of Poland recalled all visa consuls and the Consul General Marek Martinek from the Polish Consulate in Lutsk in connection with the abuses in the issuance of visas, the director of the consular department of the Foreign Ministry of Poland Miroslaw Gajewski told today a press conference in Warsaw. Continue reading
Poland President Komorowski Calls Support Of Ukraine’s European Integration One Of Priority Areas Of Poland’s External Policy
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski calls support of Ukraine’s European integration one of the priority areas of Poland’s external policy, reads a statement made by the Polish President’s press service. Continue reading
Poland urged Ukraine on Wednesday to drop laws allowing politicians to be jailed for decisions in office, seeking to ease a row over the imprisonment of Yulia Tymoshenko that could mar the Euro soccer championship the two will co-host soon.
The escalating controversy over the treatment of the main political rival of President Viktor Yanukovich has prompted several European leaders to say they would boycott Euro matches taking place in Ukraine starting next month. Continue reading