Articles by Monika Scislowska



Poland and U.S. Sign Missile Deal

  • 21 August 08
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Polish counterpart signed a deal Wednesday to build a U.S. missile-defense base in Poland, an agreement that prompted an infuriated Russia to warn of a possible attack against the former Soviet satellite.

Polish President Warns About Russia Policy

  • 16 January 08
  • The Associated Press
Polish President Lech Kaczynski on Tuesday criticized the government that took over from one led by his brother, saying its policy to improve ties with Russia could prove dangerous.

Polish President Warns About Russia Policy

  • 16 January 08
  • The Associated Press
Polish President Lech Kaczynski on Tuesday criticized the government that took over from one led by his brother, saying its policy to improve ties with Russia could prove dangerous.

Czech Student Captures Miss World Crown From Icelander

  • 02 October 06
  • The Associated Press
Tatana Kucharova, an 18-year-old student from the Czech Republic, won the Miss World 2006 beauty contest.

Kaczynski Wins Runoff Election

  • 25 October 05
  • The Associated Press
Tough-talking Warsaw Mayor Lech Kaczynski of the socially conservative Law and Justice Party came from behind to win Poland's presidential runoff, propelled to victory with the support of the nation's poorer voters and farmers.

Poland Asked to Apologize

  • 02 August 05
  • The Associated Press
Russia demanded an apology from Poland on Monday for the mugging of three children of Russian diplomats, casting a fresh shadow over relations between the former communist allies.

Poland Marks Warsaw Uprising's Anniversary

  • 02 August 04
  • The Associated Press
Veterans of the Warsaw Uprising laid wreaths and sang patriotic songs Sunday as commemorations peaked with a visit by German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder, a high-profile mission to atone for the Nazis' brutal crushing of the revolt that began exactly 60 years ago.

Warsaw Group Appeals Communist-Era Seizures

  • 02 December 03
  • The Associated Press
Poles fighting to regain property seized during the communist era stepped up pressure on Warsaw's city government last week, announcing they have appealed to the mayors of the 15 European Union capitals to back their cause.

Polish Peasants Cut Gazprom's Cable

  • 19 December 00
  • The Associated Press
The best-laid plans of Russian gas giant Gazprom have come to an embarrassing halt in Andrzej Skowronski's muddy strawberry field in rural Poland.

Poland Pledges to Identify Cable

  • 28 November 00
  • The Associated Press
Poland's prime minister pledged in remarks published Tuesday to get the bottom of a mystery surrounding a high-tech fiber-optic cable along a pipeline carrying Russian gas across Poland to Western Europe.

Poland Debates a Restitution Law

Building Resumes on Auschwitz Mall

Yeltsin Declines Visit to Katyn Graves

Germans Pay Homage at Auschwitz