Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: poland

Poland, Bulgaria can withstand Russia’s latest economic blow to cut off gas. Here’s why

Poland and Bulgaria are no longer obedient vassals of Russia. And while they will pay an economic price, wealthy countries around them can help.

China’s Winter Olympics isn’t a sporting extravaganza. It’s invitation to an exclusive ‘club’

The conditions to join Xi Jinping's 'club' require one to support the ‘China model’ and avoid even thinking about its human rights record.

Poland’s border wall will cut Europe’s oldest forest in half

Poland is planning to build a wall along its border with Belarus, primarily to block migrants fleeing the Middle East and Asia.

Want India to be more open in trade with Poland, will boost investment — envoy Burakowski

Adam Burakowski tells ThePrint Warsaw has requested New Delhi to resume direct flights. Poland also wants greater collaboration in sectors like food processing and smart cities.

Poland won’t give AstraZeneca shot to elderly, vaccine shortage in California & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Why people from Russia, Poland and Hungary don’t want a Covid-19 vaccine

A new study, which covers nearly 20,000 adults in 27 countries, reveals where in the world the take-up for a Covid vaccine would be the strongest.

The Indian connection of Nobel winning Polish author Olga Tokarczuk

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk won the 2018 Nobel prize for literature. Her celebration? With wine and good Indian food.

For these Poland nationals with ties to World War II, ‘home’ is a tiny village in Maharashtra

Valivade in Kolhapur housed Polish refugees between 1943 and 1948. Some of the Poles who lived here and their descendants now visit the village every year.

Trump considers ending post-World War II defence pact with Japan

US President Donald Trump, in a tweet, also asked why the US is protecting oil shipping lanes of other countries with ‘zero compensation’, and new US sanctions on Iran.

India will play responsible role at climate change negotiations in Poland, Modi tells UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's discussion with the UN chief was the forthcoming COP24 climate change meeting in Katowice, Poland from December 3.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.