Kaczynski brothers

3 Stories

Poles Vote; Twins' Ouster Likely

(Newser) - Poles headed to the polls today in larger numbers than usual, potentially ending the reign of the conservative Kaczynski twins, the Guardian reports. Exit polls weren't available, but opposition leader Donald Tusk had been expected to replace Jaroslaw Kaczynski as PM and lead a hostile parliament against President Lech Kaczynski.... More »

Opposition Accuses Polish PM of Murder Threat

2 days before polls, Kaczynski set to crash

(Newser) - With less than 48 hours to go until Poland votes in a snap parliamentary election, the opposition has pulled ahead over the ruling Kaczynski brothers' Law and Justice Party, says the Telegraph. Opposition leader Donald Tusk lagged earlier in the race but is now on course for victory after puncturing... More »

After Early Stumble, Polish Twins on Track for a Win

Kaczynskis take lead 3 weeks before voting

(Newser) - Maclean's travels to Warsaw, where the ruling Kaczynski brothers are seeing a revival in fortunes ahead of Poland's Oct. 21 parliamentary elections. The twin brothers who have ruled Poland since 2005, pushing a hard-right agenda and enraging Europe along the way, seemed certain to lose power only weeks ago. But... More »

3 Stories