Mariusz Patey

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Polish, English, Czech, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Spanish

BIOGRAPHY

Mariusz Patey is a graduate of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw. A journalist specializing in the issues of the Intermarium economy and energy security. Former advisor to the Lubuskie Voivode, former member of supervisory boards of commercial companies related to transport, IT solutions for transport.

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Will France Be Replaced by Russia in Another African Country?

Will France Be Replaced by Russia in Another African Country?

The new military junta in Burkina Faso is making effort to team up with Russia, a sign that Russia is becoming a major player in Africa after the Central African Republic and Mali. Possibly, Wagner Group, a shadowy paramilitary group, will serve a key role in Burkina Faso – as it already has in the two African states.

Poland Ready to Deploy More Tanks to Ukraine

Poland Ready to Deploy More Tanks to Ukraine

Poland will send an additional 60 tanks to Ukraine on top of the 14 German-made Leopard 2 tanks it has already pledged, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was quoted as saying. Poland is ready to send other tanks that are Polish-made battle tanks developed from the Soviet-era T-72 range. Western battle tanks could be a game changer, but only if there is proper six-week training and if they arrive soon.

USA Strongly Supports Ukraine

USA Strongly Supports Ukraine

The United States has pledged its unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, offering military and economic aid since the country was invaded by Russia. Washington will provide Ukraine with a batch of advanced surface-to-air Patriot missile batteries and has already trained many Ukrainian troops. Recently, top U.S. and Ukrainian have met in Poland for talks.

Rosneft, Novatek Gains, Gazprom Loses

Rosneft, Novatek Gains, Gazprom Loses

The figures for the Russian gas sector in 2022, in particular an increase in liquefied natural gas output, show that Gazprom is weakening while two other companies – Novatek and Rosneft – are rising in power. Rosneft has boosted output while Novatek is now producing more liquefied natural gas. In an attempt to wean the country from its dependence on the European gas market, Russia has increased gas exports to China, where its three biggest energy companies compete.

Ukraine Sweeps Out Officials Amid Corruption Scandal

Ukraine Sweeps Out Officials Amid Corruption Scandal

A slew of high-level officials resigned or were dismissed from their posts amid a number of allegations of government corruption in Ukraine’s biggest internal shake-up since it was invaded by Russia last year. The shake-up came as Ukraine is lobbying hard for Western countries to provide the military equipment, necessary to fight the Russians.

Iranian, Russian Speakers Meet, Calling for Strategic Cooperation

Iranian, Russian Speakers Meet, Calling for Strategic Cooperation

Russian State Duma speaker headed to Tehran, a more powerful sign of cooperation between Russia and Iran than just a parliamentary cooperation commission. Volodin is a hawk with strong ties to Vladimir Putin. Perhaps he traveled to Iran to consolidate his position in the “party of war” and open a new chapter in Russian-Iranian ties.

Russian Crackdown on Crimean Tatars

Russian Crackdown on Crimean Tatars

Russia is stepping up a campaign of repression against Crimean Tatars, undoubtedly fearing Ukraine’s effort to reclaim the peninsula forcibly annexed back in 2014. A small ethnic group has spoken out against Moscow’s takeover of the peninsula. In addition, Turkey is an official guarantor of their rights. Russian crackdown on Crimean Tatars could sour ties between Russia and Turkey.

Russia Remains Idle In Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

Russia Remains Idle In Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

Since December, Azerbaijan has blocked only land connection between Armenia and the ethnic Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh region in Azerbaijan. No transport link by air has been established for three decades. Russian “peacekeeping” do nothing about Azerbaijani militants sent by the government in Baku to prevent traffic on the only road linking the province to Armenia. As Moscow remains idle, Armenia no longer believes in Moscow’s allied commitments while Western states are eager to take advantage of that.

Ukrainian Government Official Arrested on Suspicion of Bribery

Ukrainian Government Official Arrested on Suspicion of Bribery

The Cabinet of Ministers on January 22 dismissed Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Development Vasyl Lozynskiy, who has been detained and accused of receiving a bribe. He was arrested on allegations of corruption in a bid to purchase generators that are now in high demand in Ukraine.

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