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The poisoning of Alexei Navalny, of which the suspect is Russia, has caused a lively debate about the controversial construction project of a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany called Nord Stream 2.
On November 3, 2020, another presidential election will be held in the United States. The Americans will choose the next President of the United States for the upcoming four years.
The first smartphone was created over a quarter of a century ago, in 1993 IBM launched a device called Simon. It was a cell phone with a touch screen and a personal digital assistant (PDA) function, which between 1993 and 1995 was owned by more than 50,000 customers. Over the next decade the smartphone market has changed significantly.
EU and NATO in the midst of challenges – the role of strategy in a disrupted international environment
Unpredictable developments in Belarus, coronavirus outbreak and changing regional realities – with all the disturbances around, it seems we have definitely entered an Extremistan, this country full of improbabilities imagined by Nassim Taleb.
On the 26th of August, Washington sanctioned dozens of Chinese individuals and defence firms over their contribution to China’s controversial island-building campaign in the disputed South China Sea and coercion against Southeast Asian claimant states.
Undoubtedly, the topic that currently dominates the public debate in Poland in terms of foreign policy is Belarus. The unprecedented protests, which have spread not only to the capital city of Minsk, but also to smaller towns in the countryside, and the scale of these protests – Belarus has not been a witness of such events till date.
In an interview published by the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense, representatives of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation warn potential enemies of Russia that any ballistic missile launched towards Russian territory will be treated as a nuclear attack, regardless of the load it actually carries.
On July 16, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the European Commission’s (EC) decision on the adequacy of protection provided by the EU-US Privacy Shield.
The presidential election, held in Poland in May and July 2020, should be seen primarily through the prism of a major triumph of democracy. The election was attended by mobilized crowds of citizens in Poland and abroad, representing all electorates. Considering the electoral marathon that has lasted in Poland since May 2019 (European Parliament election, then Polish parliamentary election), Poland ends this run with a gold medal around its neck. Democracy is flourishing.
Almost a hundred years ago, between August 12 and 15, 1920, one of the most significant battles in the history of the Republic of Poland took place on the outskirts of Warsaw. Lord Edgar Vincent – 1st Viscount D’Abernon, a British politician, diplomat and writer, described it as “the eighteenth decisive battle in world history.”
The trade war between the US and Chinese Huawei continues. This time the conflict moved across the Atlantic and into the United Kingdom where the government recently announced a ban on the use of Huawei hardware in the construction of British nationwide 5G network. The move comes after the increased pressure from Donal Trump and domestic politicians criticising the ties between Huawei and Chinese intelligence agencies. The decision has caused an increased turmoil in Sino-British relations and may result in retaliatory actions from Beijing.
The crisis triggered by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has first caused a health and then an economic crisis in the European Union. Restrictions taken to flatten the epidemic curve froze social and economic life in the Member States, causing unprecedented shocks to European markets.
The beginning of July 2020 brought further sanctions of Washington against China. This time, on July 2, the bill on penalties for banks cooperating with the PRC authorities was adopted.
At the end of 2022, when the Yamal contract expires, Poland will become independent from Russia in terms of energy. It will strengthen our independence and security even more. This is possible thanks to the alliance with the United States.