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Polish truckers blockade Ukrainian border in protest over loss of business

Nov 21, 2023
Thousands of Ukrainian truck drivers are stalled at the border in Poland as tensions between the two countries grow.
Ukrainian drivers wait near their trucks, blocked by Polish protesters near a Polish-Ukrainian border crossing on Nov. 19.
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Russia cuts off gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria

Apr 27, 2022
The economic showdown between Russia and the EU enters a new phase
Russia's energy giant Gazprom exports gas to Poland and Bulgaria. As of today, the two countries are completely cut off.
Nikolay Doychinov/AFP via Getty Images

For Ukrainian refugee, free bus trips, SIM cards and places to live, courtesy the Polish people

Mar 29, 2022
75-year-old Alla Mikhno fled to a small town in Poland, where people are using their own resources to make refugees feel at home.
Alla Mikhno, above, found refuge in Kanczuga, Poland, in the home of her granddaughter's college friend.
Courtesy Mikhno

Poland sees China links as key to growth

Dec 28, 2011
Poland has prospered in recent years as many European nations fell into debt. It sees partnership with China as a key element in sustaining growth.

Poland hopes shale gas drilling spurs economic growth

Dec 9, 2011
The Polish government wants to become a leader of shale gas extraction for the EU, but opponents are raising environmental concerns.

In mourning, Poland faces tough rebuilding questions

Apr 12, 2010
Poland is in mourning after a plane crash Saturday killed the European nation's president, lawmakers, key officials, and military chiefs. Now...