Presidential elections in Belarus ended on Sunday, demonstrating a high turnout of 79%. After the announcement of first data of exit poll, according to which incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko wins, gaining 79.7% of the votes, the situation escalated: the voters at the call of the opposition began to gather at polling stations to "control the vote count" in some cities, arrests started, police began to disperse the protesters.
Voters could vote for one of five candidates for the presidency: it is the co-Chairman of public Association "Tell the truth" Andrey Dmitriev, ex-Deputy Anna Konopacka, the acting head of state Alexander Lukashenko, a housewife of svetalana Tikhanovski, the Chairman of the party "Belarusian social-democratic Gramada" Sergey Cerecer. At the same time Belarusians would vote against all candidates.
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the outcome of the negotiations about increase the American military contingent in Poland, noting that the country becomes a base for the United States against Russia.
Pentagon chief mark Esper stated that Washington and Warsaw have concluded negotiations on the basis of which Poland will be sent an additional one thousand us troops.
TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Solovyov in an interview with the portal "Ura.ru" said charges in the crash of Tu-154 of Polish President Lech kaczyński, said that Russia has nothing to do with this tragic issue.
As earlier it became known, the Polish Commission for re-investigation of the crash claims that a TNT explosion which was allegedly the cause of the crash, laid on a plane during repairs in Russia.
Polish Commission for re-investigation of the crash of Tu-154 of Polish President Lech Kaczynski claims that the TNT explosion which was allegedly the cause of the crash, the plane was laid during repairs in Russia.
The Tu-154 Kaczynski on 10 April 2010 crashed while landing at the airport "Smolensk-North". Onboard there were 96 persons: 88 passengers and eight crew members flying at the mourning events in Katyn. They all died. The interstate aviation Committee in 2011 issued a final report on the results of technical investigation according to which the immediate cause of the crash is recognized as the crew's decision not to leave on spare airdrome, and the system reasons - deficiencies in flight operations and crew training.
The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki believes that fighters against homophobia was out of line by posting rainbow flags at the Warsaw monuments.
Last night unknown persons hung rainbow flags of the LGBT community on a few Warsaw monuments. According to police, it is, in particular, the monument to Nicholas Copernicus, Jan Ilinskomu and the Warsaw mermaid. Later, the Internet was published a Manifesto explaining that the action was carried out in the framework of the "fight against homophobia".
Former Minister of transport and water management of Poland, former Director of the Ukrainian enterprise "Ukravtodor" slavomira Novak charged with heading a criminal group and corruption, according to the district Prosecutor of Warsaw.
Earlier, Nowak was detained in Poland. The Polish General Prosecutor's office and the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine reported that he was detained by the Polish side on suspicion of corruption in the period when the head of the "Ukravtodor". Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Shimon Cross vel Senko on Monday told reporters that is not excluded by the results of Novak Ukrainian authorities, as he is a citizen of Ukraine.
The European Council will continue to develop the mechanism for linking the issue of European funds the EU with respect to the principle of a legal state, is preparing appropriate legislation, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Earlier, the head of the European Council Charles Michel said the rule of law and European values, and climate challenges for the first time linked to the financing of the EU at the summit of Union leaders in Brussels. On the need for such a mechanism has been repeatedly stated in Berlin, Budapest and Warsaw criticize this idea. Namely Hungary and Poland, has repeatedly clashed with Brussels because of political differences, are the main addressees of this action.
In the European Union for the next crisis, and very sharp. The pandemic has seriously undermined the economy, particularly had the already weak EU members. However, strong is not in a hurry to help discussions about the budget have stalled. Why the rich don't want to share, understood to RIA Novosti.
Summits the EU has always enliven the tranquil Brussels. Filled with hotels, blocked the Central streets, the crowds of reporters around the police, in the building of Europe, where he moved five years ago, the headquarters of the organization and where the meetings take place is not overcrowded.
The leaders of the countries of Eastern Europe were opposed to binding EU subsidies in the framework of the European economic recovery plan after a crisis COVID-19 to the European standards of a legal state.
According to Belgian television channel LN24, on this approach, earlier insisted the Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte in the course held in Brussels the extraordinary summit of the EU on harmonization of multi-year budget plan and Fund post-crisis recovery of the economy of the Union.
Deputies of the Polish Parliament from the Union of nationalists and eurosceptics "Confederation" demand that the U.S. Ambassador in Warsaw Georgette of Mosbacher persona non grata.
"The time has come to say that Mrs. Mosbacher - persona non grata in Poland. We urge the government to take decisive reaction on this issue. Let the government cease to pretend that the Ambassador is not behaving like a Governor in Poland" - said the Deputy of the Sejm (lower house of Parliament) Robert Vinnitsa at a press conference on Wednesday.
Poland wants to improve relations with Russia, but the change of the Ambassador is not affected, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz at a press conference on Tuesday in Warsaw.
Earlier it became known that the Polish Ambassador Wlodzimierz Marciniak, will soon complete his diplomatic mission in Moscow.
It was the longest and the most unpredictable, the most odious, the most dirty election. And not the fact that they ended.
We are talking about suffering in the Polish presidential elections, which was to be held in may. Recall, if they were held in the period specified in law, the incumbent President Andrzej Duda would have had all chances to win in the first round, because, according to surveys, his rating then exceeds 60 percent. That is why the liberal opposition with the active support of Western politicians and media have done their utmost to disrupt the vote under the pretext of a pandemic. And they succeeded.
Almost a quarter of Polish voters have voted as of noon (13.00 MSK) in the second round of the presidential election, told journalists the head of the State electoral Commission of Poland Sylvester Marciniak.
Sunday in Poland passes the second round of presidential elections. For the right to occupy the presidency for the next five years fighting the incumbent President and candidate of the ruling party "law and justice" Andrzej Duda, the mayor of Warsaw, the candidate of the opposition "Civic coalition" Rafal Trzaskowski.
The number of violations during the second round of presidential elections in Poland increased in comparison with the first round, said the head of the State electoral Commission of Poland Sylvester Marciniak reporters on Sunday.
Sunday in Poland passes the second round of presidential elections. For the presidency for the next five years fighting the incumbent President and candidate of the ruling party "law and justice, Andrzej Duda, the mayor of Warsaw, the candidate of the opposition "civic coalition Rafal Trzaskowski.
A resident of Warsaw Shimon Kosikowski every year comes in Volyns'kyi square of the Polish capital. Here, the monument to the victims of the Volyn massacre is engraved the name of the village Gurov, whose population almost completely destroyed the Ukrainian nationalists in the summer of 1943. There were killed the father of her unborn Shimon.
Ancestors of Simon Moscovskogo were simple peasants, and almost never left his native village Gurov. "My father and mother worked all her life in the field, like their ancestors, cared for the cattle. They are absolutely not involved in politics, and I'm sure, had nothing against the Ukrainians," - said the Agency interlocutor.
The memory of the victims of the Volyn massacre was commemorated in Poland on Saturday, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The culmination of the events of 1943, which is called Volyn massacre, is considered to be July 11 - the day of Ukrainian nationalists simultaneously attacked about 150 Polish villages. Polish historians regard the Volyn massacre as genocide and ethnic cleansing and declare the death, according to various estimates, from 100 to 130 thousand people.
The Georgian authorities have resumed the program for the return of its citizens home in a pandemic coronavirus published schedule of flights, the press service of the government following the meeting of the coordinating Council.
"The meeting agreed to submit the flight schedule, which will be implemented in July the airline Wizz air and Myway Airlines for the return of Georgian citizens to the Motherland", - said in a statement.
The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki urged citizens not to be afraid of the coronavirus and come to the presidential elections.
In the second round of presidential elections in Poland, which will be held July 12 came by the acting head of state, the candidate from ruling party "law and justice" Andrzej Duda, gaining 43,5% of votes and candidate from the opposition "Civic platform", the mayor of Warsaw, rafał Trzaskowski from 30.46% of the votes.
The state electoral Commission of Poland has processed 100% of protocols of precinct election commissions on elections of the President of the country, in the second round out current leader Andrzej Duda and rafał Trzaskowski.
The first round of elections took place last Sunday.
Heavy rain flooded the premises of the three ministries in the Polish capital Warsaw, told journalists the representative of the Mazovian commandant of the state fire guards Junior foreman Carol Keskovski.
"In connection with the passage of the storm front, through the Masovian Voivodeship firefighters recorded the highest number of incidents in Warsaw – 180", - said the representative of the fire service.
The turnout in the elections of the President of Poland as of noon (13.00 MSK) amounted to 24%, said the head of the state electoral Commission of the country Sylvester Marciniak at a press conference on Sunday.
Sunday in Poland held the first round of presidential elections. Polling stations opened at 7.00 (8.00 Moscow time). On the presidency claim 15 candidates, including incumbent President Andrzej Duda. If none of them reach more than 50% of the vote, on July 12 held a second round of elections.
City bus fell from a viaduct in Warsaw, according to the city administration.
"On Wislostrada near the bridge of the Grotto Roweckiego has been a very serious incident. From the overpass fell city bus", - is spoken in the message.
The President of Poland Andrzej Duda said that he would discuss with U.S. President Donald trump questions of redeployment of American troops from Germany.
Earlier, the Polish President confirmed that he had received an official invitation to visit the United States on June 24, and that in the course of the visit includes talks with trump.
The actions of Poland concerning the journalist Leonid Sviridov - a long and dirty history, Moscow will monitor the consideration of his claim before a Polish court, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova.
Earlier the journalist of MIA "Russia today" Sviridov filed a lawsuit to the Polish TV channel TVP1 on the protection of honor and dignity. As told RIA Novosti the plaintiff, it requires channel refutation of defamatory information that he was allegedly expelled from Poland in connection with allegations of espionage. A court in Poland has not yet set a date for consideration of the application.
The court in Poland will consider the claim of the journalist MIA "Russia today" Leonid Sviridov for Polish television TVP1 on protection of honor and dignity.
The claim, which is available to RIA Novosti, the court has already given a number, but have yet to set a date for consideration.
Lately in Poland was very fond of various anniversary. Last year was widely celebrated the anniversaries of the massacre of Polish soldiers in Katyn and the Warsaw uprising. This year, despite the quarantine, and a severe political crisis in the country, planned its celebrations for the centenary of the "miracle on the Vistula". That Poland was the initiator of almost all okoloistoricheskoy resolutions of the European Parliament and PACE on the subject of responsibility for world war II. That Poland built the interpretation of history in state policy, creating the Institute of national remembrance and giving him actually to punish.
Fighters, anti-Communists tends to be as noble patriots, a kind of "warriors of light", who selflessly fought against the "occupation" who died in an unequal battle for an independent Poland. But here are some of the anniversaries related to the "exploits" of these warriors, Warsaw is in no hurry to note, once again demonstrating a very selective memory.
The Polish students will not return to school until September, said the Minister of national education of Poland Dariusz Piontkovsky at a press conference on Friday in Warsaw.
From the end of Myrtle current year in connection with the spread of the coronavirus Polish students studying remotely.
The European Union may resume meetings of foreign Ministers on 15 June, stated the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz at a press conference on Friday in Warsaw at the end of the video conference of foreign Ministers of the European Union.
Currently, the epidemic of the coronavirus such meetings are held by video conference.