Jan Cienski

Europe: The rosy view

As EU president, Poland tries to buck up its partners.

Europe: The rosy view

Poland to greet Obama with caution

Poland to greet Obama with caution

Polish hooligans put fear into Euro 2012 organizers

Polish hooligans put fear into Euro 2012 organizers

How Jaroslaw Kaczynski has politicized Poland's plane crash

How Jaroslaw Kaczynski has politicized Poland's plane crash

With ski jumper Adam Malysz's retirement, Poles lose a rare international sports star

With ski jumper Adam Malysz's retirement, Poles lose a rare international sports star

Poles can't take a Polish joke? Chopin comic causes a fuss.

Comic book intended for distribution in German schools depicted classical composer Frederic Chopin as a foul-mouthed rocker.

Poles can't take a Polish joke? Chopin comic causes a fuss.

In Poland, it's no longer okay to joke about gays

Gay rights have quickly become mainstream in conservative Poland.

In Poland, it's no longer okay to joke about gays
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Poland grows but struggles with debt

Polish economy ends two strong years with mounting public debt problem.

Poland grows but struggles with debt
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Poland keeps Belarus in the spotlight

Warsaw leads EU action against its neighbor's authoritarian ruler.

Poland keeps Belarus in the spotlight
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Poland wonders where Kaczynski was buried after plane crash

Russia blames Poles for Smolensk crash, while Poles harbor conspiracy theories.

Poland wonders where Kaczynski was buried after plane crash
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WikiLeaks overshadows Polish president's US visit

Leaked cables show Poland it is not as close to America as it thought.

WikiLeaks overshadows Polish president's US visit
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Poland battles synthetic pot boom

Dubious law meant to counter synthetic marijuana could have broad application.

Poland battles synthetic pot boom
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The Catholic Church's post-communist windfall

A commission tasked with returning confiscated property to Poland's Catholic Church did that and then some.

The Catholic Church's post-communist windfall
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This is Poland's almost-president, on drugs

Jaroslaw Kaczynski disavows his campaign messages and fires key staff.

This is Poland's almost-president, on drugs
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Oil and politics, the Lithuania round

How a Polish investment in a Lithuanian oil refinery went bad and raised Russia's ire.

Oil and politics, the Lithuania round