Andrzej Duda

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Another World Leader Comes Down With COVID

Poland President Andrzej Duda is latest to be stricken with disease in nation seeing a spike

(Newser) - Poland has entered the "red zone" for COVID-19, with a new nationwide lockdown due to a spike in cases, and infections are starting right at the top. The AP reports President Andrzej Duda tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, though the 48-year-old says he feels OK so far,... More »

Russian Prankster Pronounces Vodka Brand a Little Too Well

'Secretary-general' congratulates Poland's president in call

(Newser) - A Russian prankster posing as the UN secretary-general managed to reach Poland’s president on the telephone and rendered him speechless with questions about Ukraine, Russia, and his reelection on Sunday. The prankster, Vladimir Kuznetsov, known as Vovan, posted a recording of the 11-minute call on YouTube . President Andrzej Duda'... More »

High Court Warning: Poland May Be Forced Out of EU

Ruling party's judicial reform proposals could lead to issues with European Union law

(Newser) - Poland's ruling party is attempting to overhaul how its judiciary functions, but the country's supreme court is warning those reform proposals could force Poland out of the European Union. Per the BBC and Euronews , the reforms put forth by the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party would allow... More »

Poland Going Ahead With Holocaust Bill the US Decried

Polish President Andrzej Duda will sign bill into law, but wants court to take a look

(Newser) - The US and Israel pitched a fit , but it ultimately wasn't enough to fully stop Poland from moving ahead with its controversial Holocaust law. Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday announced he would sign a bill that prohibits speech that states or suggests his nation was complicit in Nazi... More »

Poland's Right-Wing Leadership Excited for Trump Visit

He'll likely get a warm welcome from populist government

(Newser) - The G20 summit may not be much fun for Donald Trump, what with the angry protesters making noise between his possibly difficult meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But he'll have a bit of a buffer beforehand as he first visits Poland, where he'... More »

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