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Time to shed more light on #Russia harassment of #NATO forces’ families

Time to shed more light on #Russia harassment of #NATO forces’ families

| August 15, 2019

Spouses of Dutch fighter pilots deployed in the Baltic states reportedly received harassing phone calls from callers with Russian accents. This should come as no surprise, but the evident reticence to publicize these incidents is inexplicable. Keir Giles Senior Consulting Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House @KeirGiles LinkedIn Celebrations in March marking Poland’s 20 […]

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Commission approves new prolongation of #PolishCreditUnion liquidation scheme

Commission approves new prolongation of #PolishCreditUnion liquidation scheme

| August 14, 2019

The European Commission has authorized, under EU state aid rules, the ninth prolongation of the Polish credit union liquidation scheme until 15 July 2020. The measure will continue to be available for credit unions that are member-owned entities and provide loans, savings accounts and payment services only to their membership. Credit unions fall outside the […]

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#Poland – #Greens to join coalition against #LawAndJusticeParty

#Poland – #Greens to join coalition against #LawAndJusticeParty

| July 31, 2019

The Polish Green Party has decided to join the Civic Coalition as the fourth coalition partner, ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Poland. The European Greens welcome this news and congratulate their partners in Poland. There is a number of reasons why this is a very encouraging announcement indeed, say the Greens. Firstly, the […]

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#JunckerPlan supports €55 million investment fund in #Poland

#JunckerPlan supports €55 million investment fund in #Poland

| July 25, 2019

The European Investment Fund (EIF) is investing in Cogito Fund I, a Polish fund set up by Cogito Capital. The fund has raised €55 million to finance late- and growth- stage software, fin-tech, and mobility companies. The EIF investment is supported by the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments. Cogito Fund I will predominately […]

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#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

| July 9, 2019

At today’s (9 July) #RenewEurope (formerly ALDE) group meeting, members unanimously adopted a proposal to vote against candidates of the governing Fidesz (HU) and PiS (PL – Law and Justice Party) parties, in their bid to become Parliamentary Committee chairs and vice chairs. The previous parliament adopted resolutions both in the case of Poland and […]

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European Commission statement on judgment of #EuropeanCourtOfJustice on #Poland Supreme Court law

European Commission statement on judgment of #EuropeanCourtOfJustice on #Poland Supreme Court law

| June 25, 2019

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the Polish ‘Law on the Supreme Court’, lowering the retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court, is contrary to EU law and breaches the principle of the irremovability of judges and thus that of judicial independence. In response to the judgment of the Court, the European […]

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#Poland ‘must show commitment to European values’

#Poland ‘must show commitment to European values’

| June 25, 2019

The European Court of Justice ruled on 24 June that the Polish legislation concerning the lowering of the retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court is contrary to EU law. Reacting to the news, European Green Party Co-Chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said: “The ECJ’s ruling should spur Polish authorities into taking urgent […]

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