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Agnieszka Barteczko

Poland tests mink for COVID despite fur industry's objections

17 Nov 2020

WARSAW Poland has begun testing minks for the coronavirus despite objections by lobby groups and some farm owners, who fear they could lead to a nationwide cull.

Poland warns of tougher action against abortion protesters

28 Oct 2020

WARSAW, Oct 28 Polish police will take tougher measures if mass protests against a court ruling that further limits Poland's highly restrictive abortion laws target churches again, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Poland's Kaczynski demands Poles defend patriotism amid abortion backlash

28 Oct 2020

WARSAW Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski insisted on Tuesday that a court ruling further restricting abortion could not be reversed, threatening action against mass protests that have spread across Poland since the decision last Thursday. | Video

Small weddings yes, but no dancing: Poland faces new COVID curbs

15 Oct 2020

WARSAW The Polish government urged its citizens to stay at home and ordered new national restrictions such as closing gyms, pools and aquaparks, after coronavirus cases rose by 24% to a record on Thursday.

Poland ramps up health training as COVID-19 cases hit fresh records

14 Oct 2020

WARSAW Poland is ramping up training for nurses and could consider setting up military field hospitals for coronavirus patients, as daily reported cases hit a new record of 6,526 on Wednesday, officials said.

Polish watchdog fines Gazprom $7.6 billion over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

07 Oct 2020

WARSAW/MOSCOW Poland has fined Russia's Gazprom more than 29 billion zlotys ($7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline without Warsaw's approval, its watchdog said on Wednesday, prompting the company to say it will appeal. | Video

Poland's ruling nationalists cement new coalition deal

26 Sep 2020

WARSAW Poland's ruling nationalists signed a new coalition agreement on Saturday, ending weeks of in-fighting in the three-party alliance over how it will govern over the next three years.

UPDATE 1-Fortum puts Polish, Baltic district heating assets on the block - sources

24 Sep 2020

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI, Sept 24 Finnish state-controlled utility Fortum has put its district heating assets in Poland and the Baltic states up for sale as it seeks to streamline its business, people close to the matter said.

Exclusive: CVC mulls sale of Polish utility PKP Energetyka - sources

24 Sep 2020

WARSAW/FRANKFURT Buyout group CVC Capital Partners is starting preparations for a sale of its Polish utility PKP Energetyka in a deal potentially worth up to 1.8 billion euros ($2.1 billion), people close to the matter said.

Fortum puts Polish, Baltic district heating assets on the block - sources

24 Sep 2020

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI, Sept 24 Finnish state-controlled utility Fortum has put its district heating assets in Poland and the Baltic states up for sale as it seeks to streamline its business, people close to the matter said.

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