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FILE - In this Sept. 6 2019 file photo, Poland's main opposition party's candidate in the May presidential election, Deputy Parliament Speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, speaks in Warsaw. Former European Council president Donald Tusk said Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 he is backing the main opposition candidate in Poland's May presidential election. He said he supported “with all my might and my whole heart” the party's candidate,  Kidawa-Blonska, saying she would bring peace into Poland's stormy politics under the ruling right-wing, populist party. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Ex-EU leader backs opposition figure for Polish president

Feb. 24, 2020 12:01 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former European Council president Donald Tusk said Monday he is backing the main opposition candidate in Poland's May presidential election. Tusk was Poland's prime minister from 2007-2014 and remains associated with his centrist pro-European Civic Platform party that is now the main...

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. European Union leaders are gathering Friday to discuss Britain's departure from the bloc amid some relief that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured an election majority that should allow him to push the Brexit deal through parliament. (Christian Hartmann, Pool Photo via AP)

Polish PM accuses Putin of lying about outbreak of WWII

Dec. 29, 2019 3:41 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been lying in remarks blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II, and argued that Putin is doing it to deflect from recent Russian political failures. Putin has said on several recent occasions that...