IHS Markit announced that the initial value of the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the manufacturing industry in the Eurozone in February was 57.7, and the expected value is 54.3. During the period, the initial value of the service industry PMI was 44.7, and the expected value was 45.9.
Last week, very strong statements were made by the Kremlin regarding the possibility of ending all ties with the European Union. The tensions between Russia and the European Union are ongoing. Nevertheless, the recent events with Alexey Navalny, and the response by the West, is pushing Russia too far.
Russia on Monday defended itself from widespread criticism for its decision to expel three European diplomats for allegedly participating in unauthorized protests in support of the country’s jailed opposition leader, Alexei Navalni. Their expulsion coincided with the visit to Moscow by Josep Borrell on Friday.
The Investigative Committee of Belarus formally sent the documentation for the extradition of the founder of the Telegram channel NEXTA Stepan Putilo and his former editor-in-chief Roman Protasevich from Poland under the International treaty. The Belarusian KGB previously included these individuals on the terrorist list.
The Kremlin announced that three diplomats were ordered to leave Russia on February 5th after participating in protest. The diplomats expelled are from the Kingdom of Sweden, Republic of Poland and Germany. That was the date, whenand his team urged the public to take to the Russian streets and protest.
The government of Russia expelled three diplomats from Germany, Poland, and Sweden on Friday, owing to their alleged participation in one of the demonstrations held in recent weeks in favor of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Russia’s Foreign Ministry has claimed that diplomats participated in “illegal meetings” held on January 23.
The Russian government decided to withdraw from the Open Sky Treaty. The Open Sky Treaty is an important tool for the intelligence gathering purposes by the signatory nations, which include military inspections from the air. The Treaty was signed in Finland in the 1992 by the 27 members.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have not yet hinted that they are ready to engage in direct contact to discuss and sort out various epidemic relief plans. Many lawmakers said that this step is important, and an agreement this month is essential.
The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko visited a hospital in Minsk. At present, Belarus is dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic. There have been 1,691 new cases of Coronavirus infection on November 28th. This is the highest number in one day ever recorded in Belarus.
The prime ministers of Hungary and Poland conducted a meeting in Budapest on November 26. During the meeting, the Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban, and Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, signed a joint declaration rejecting a European Union proposal which would have linked each EU member’s budget payments to the EU.
While defense manufacturers do indeed separate themselves from the rest of the market by the products they distribute, and the types of clients they serve, they are otherwise subjected to all the other normal rules of the industry market. Financial resilience, capacity to innovate, flexibility to client demands and critical size are all factors they must keep in mind and which will heavily impact their future. In Europe, not all producers are performing equally.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed COVID-19 vaccines and other ways of ending the pandemic at a video conference with world leaders. The video conference was hosted by the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, with the participation of the Prime Ministers of Austria, Norway, Denmark, Greece and the Czech Republic.
Holidays is the time when you have the opportunity to get away from it all, while away and simply recharge your batteries. It is the time when you pack your luggage and set off on a journey to discover new places, go sightseeing and have fun. However, travelling does not have to be only about sightseeing and getting around the cities. Poland tour may be also a great idea if you are kind of a party animal. Apart from numerous clubs and pubs, it is a place of concerts, festivals and lots of cultural events. So, if you feel like dancing, listening to a good music and having fun, come round for a party to Poland.
Krakow has become one of Europe’s most popular destinations to visit for many reasons. The moment you set foot be prepared for a full on weekend of activity both during the daylight hours and night time pub and dance club scene. Krakow as a party destination has gained immense popularity in recent years. Krakow is quite compact and easy to get around the city with cheap public transport or just by walking.
This weekend it became clear that Poland is working on the integration project with Lithuania. Hence, it would create the new Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This would also mean that both nations will be leaving the EU. It should be noted, Poland and Lithuania have been on the forefront of the Belarus situation.
Belarus continues to experience a challenging situation. There have been casualties and mass arrests. This week, President Alexander Lukashenko met with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin. During the meeting, Putin provided Lukashenko with financial aid and support.
During the Cold War era, Germany tested its nationwide warning systems twice a year. In the early 1950s, West Germany created a system for notifying the country’s population of emergency situations. These could, at that time, be natural and man-made disasters that threaten the lives of the population.
Belarus has been embroiled in protests all August. The protests intensified after the presidential election on the August 9th. The election was flawed, yet Russia recognized the election as legitimate. Nevertheless, the opposition leader Svetlana Tichanovskaya had to leave the country, due to the alleged attempt on her life.
The Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has made a statement pertaining imposing sanctions against Lithuania. Lithuania has been on the forefront of the Belarusian tumultuous situation. The leader of the opposition Svetlana Tichanovskaya has fled Belarus shortly after the election. At present, she continues to reside in Lithuania.
Belarus continues to have protest after the flawed presidential election. President Alexander Lukashenko made many fatal mistakes leading to the election, including the blatant sabotage of the votes. The protests continue, some members of the government resigned in solidarity with the protesters.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered to demonstrate against the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, two weeks after he returned to power through a disputed election. Demonstrators gathered on Independence Square in the capital, Minsk, in defiance of government threats, continuing their protest of Lukashenko’s rule.
Belarus has been in turmoil since the election on August 9th. At this point, it is for President Alexander Lukashenko to hold on to power or not. It largely depends on his action. There are certain external actors that are involved in the process. The reason for such diverse actors is based on Lukashenko playing multiple arenas.
Belarus continues to be in turmoil. The flawed election Sunday resulted in massive protests, deaths, and mass detainment of protesters. Some released reports of being tortured by the Belarusian KGB. However, the alleged Wagner mercenaries arrested in Minsk have been released, and made it safely back to Russia.
Belarus continues to witness widespread protests against government violence despite the release of many detainees in recent days. In Minsk, hundreds of doctors formed a human chain to protest against the ruling government. The Belarusian government unexpectedly released hundreds of people, detained during the unrest.
The United States has announced that it will withdraw 6,400 troops from Germany and relocate 5,400 to other European countries, reducing the number of US troops in Germany by about a third. The move is the largest troop transfer in Germany since the end of the Cold War and could begin next week.
In the early hours of Tuesday morning, European Council President Charles Michel announced an historic agreement in a Twitter post. The talks between the leaders of the EU member states lasted a total of more than four days, longer than any other great conference of this union.
Incumbent Polish President Andrzej Duda has won re-election in the second round of the country’s presidential election which took place on 12 July. With 99.97 percent of the votes counted, Duda garnered 51.21 percent of the votes, while his challenger, Rafał Trzaskowski, managed to get 48.79 percent.
Poland’s President Andrzej Duda leads after the first round of the country’s presidential elections, as per the partial results. However, he has failed to achieve the 50% of the vote needed to avoid a runoff with his closest competitor, centrist Warsaw mayor Rafał Trzaskowski.
On Wednesday, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, spoke at a joint press conference with President of Poland, Andrzej Duda. During a press conference, President Trump said that the United States plans to reduce American military personnel stationed in Germany.
Polish President Andrzej Duda compared LGBT “ideology” to communist “indoctrination” on Sunday. He has thus presented a series of measures considered to be discriminatory against LGBT people by human rights groups. The president made the remarks during his speech at a rally in southern Poland.
Following the brutal murder George Floyd, a 44 year-old African American, by a policeman who knelt on his neck, many demonstrations have since ensued globally in protest against the beastly act. The protests are not only confined to the United States, but have since spread to various parts of the world.
The head of the Catholic Church in Poland, Wojciech Polak alerted the Vatican on Saturday to an abuse case within the Church in his country. He said that Bishop Edward Janiak has been accused of hiding priests known to have sexually abused children from facing the wrath of the law.
There are reports of the fire that started inside the ventilation system in the Polish National Center of the Nuclear Research in the city of Svierk, 30 km from Warsaw. Th Center has been Poland’s top location for nuclear research since 1955. Over the decades several Swierk institutes formed the core of Poland nuclear ambitions, creating four of Poland’s five nuclear research reactors and critical assemblies, all but one of which is still at service.
Europe continues to ease the isolation measures imposed on its residents to limit the spread of the new Coronavirus pandemic. New decisions are supposed to be implemented, starting from the beginning of the week in about 15 countries, including Italy, which has been under quarantine for two months.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill to postpone the end of World War II from September 2 to September 3, 1945. This revision has important political and diplomatic implications. The bill was signed on April 24, 2020. According to Kremlin, the bill is aimed at restoring historical truth and strengthening Russia’s national unity.
The European Commission opened a legal case on Wednesday against Poland due to its controversial law regarding judges. The new “disciplinary regime” is likely to impact the independence of judges as they go about their work. For Brussels, the legislation may imply “political control” of judicial decisions and “prevent” Polish judges from applying European Union (EU) laws.
Wild fires have engulfed Poland’s largest park, Biebrza National Park, as the world celebrated Earth Day on April 22. According to park authorities, the fires are consuming an area of high natural value. A large section of the park is up in flames, even as the fire fighters struggle to contain it.
Poland is taking the first steps towards easing restrictions imposed by the spread of coronavirus in the country. In particular, as of April 20, residents of the country will again be allowed to visit forests and parks, and the number of people who may be in shops or church at the same time will increase.
Quad-play bundles services, combining television, telephone, mobile phone services with wireless technology services. Even though customers of key telecom service providers in Europe are interested in quad-play services, they expect a significant discount to their bills.
Emmanuel Macron wants to find a new friend in Poland, but he is not going to abandon his ties with Russia. The French President tried to accomplish this difficult task during his two-day visit to Warsaw, where he showed caution and did not criticize the country’s government for a rollback from democracy. Macron also tried to recruit Poland as a military ally, but emphasized the need to maintain relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The NATO Defender 2020 maneuvers, due to begin in February, will become the alliance’s largest exercises in 25 years. Their goal is to work out the prompt deployment of American troops to Poland and the Baltic countries. As part of the exercises, up to 20,000 US soldiers and officers, as well as 13,000 units of military equipment, will be delivered to Europe by sea and air.
The CIA declassified documents under the law that requires the exposing of Nazi war criminals. The Central Intelligence Agency is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the federal government of the United States, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence.