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Ex-Polish leaders ask EU to defend Poland's democracy

Jun. 13, 2018 12:09 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ex-Polish President Lech Walesa and several other former leaders appealed Wednesday to the European Union to help defend the rule of law in their country under a populist government that is overhauling the judiciary. In a statement published in the daily Gazeta Wyborcza, the former...

Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

May. 28, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have strained the alliance. Poland for years was one of the strongest advocates in the European Union and...