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A Polish comrade at 2015 International Meeting

unofficial translation The 10th anniversary of the revolt of the suburbs is a good opportunity to introduce similar event occurred in Poland in 2002. It was the revolt of the proletarian youth in Ożarów Mazowiecki, in the Warsaw suburbs. The … Continue reading

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92 Germans held in Polish Independence Day clashes

  WARSAW — Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Saturday condemned activists who clashed with police during Independence Day rallies, describing them as “commandos imported from Germany and other nations”. Officers in full riot gear, armed with shields and truncheons, … Continue reading

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Polish speedway fans attack police after accident

WARSAW, Poland — Motorcycle speedway fans attacked police with stones overnight in Poland, violence that began after a fan was accidentally run over and killed by an unmarked police vehicle. The violence broke out in the early hours of Monday … Continue reading

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Biggest Polish rail operator paralyzed by strike

Warsaw – Poland’s biggest train operator was shut down by a strike Wednesday, leaving some 2,700 trains idled in a dispute over higher wages. The 24-hour strike at the Przewozy Regionalne railway forced the 300,000 passengers it carries daily to … Continue reading

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Polish miners attack KGHM guards in pay dispute

WARSAW May 5 (Reuters) – Several hundred miners attacked company security guards with wooden clubs and threw eggs outside the headquarters of mining group KGHM KGHM.WA where CEO Herbert Wirth was meeting union leaders over a pay dispute. Unions want … Continue reading

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Polish miners attack KGHM guards in pay dispute

WARSAW May 5 (Reuters) – Several hundred miners attacked company security guards with wooden clubs and threw eggs outside the headquarters of mining group KGHM KGHM.WA where CEO Herbert Wirth was meeting union leaders over a pay dispute. Unions want … Continue reading

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6 coal mines in Poland go on strike to protest privatization plans

WARSAW, Poland — Six coal mines in southern Poland have suspended work for one day to protest government plans to partially privatize their company. Poland has been long dependent on coal for its energy, and during the communist era miners … Continue reading

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Gunman kills rightwing party worker

October 19 A gunman killed a party worker and said he wanted to murder Poland’s rightwing opposition leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, in a sign of the growing brutality of the country’s politics. The 62-year-old man, who also badly injured another party … Continue reading

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Second day of protest at KDT

22 July A second day of protest will take place, Wednesday, after traders from the Warsaw KDT shopping centre staged violent protest against the closure of their workplace, yesterday.

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Polish ban on GMO production illegal under EU regulations

Poland has violated its obligation towards the EU in connection with GMO, the European Tribunal of Justice has declared in Luxembourg. Poland, which fighting to become a GMO free-zone had been in dispute with the European Commission over GMOs for … Continue reading

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