President Lech Kaczynski of Poland

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Lech Kaczynski was the president of the party between 2001 and 2003.
In 2008 following the military conflict between Russia and Georgia, Lech Kaczynski has provided the website of the President of Poland for dissemination of information for blocked by the Russian Federation Georgian internet portals.
This (missile) defense cooperation is extremely important, Kaczynski said through an interpreter.
Kaczynski said a visit to Vandenberg by a Polish president would have been unthinkable during the Cold War when Poland was part of the Soviet bloc.
In a speech at the Reagan Presidential Library earlier Tuesday, Kaczynski said the late president's tough stand against communism inspired a Polish people eager for change and helped unseat the repressive regime in that nation.
Kaczynski said the eventual ouster of the communist government in Poland would have not been possible if it was not for the tough-mindedness, determination and feeling of mission of President Ronald Reagan.
Lech Kaczynski has already stated that he would struggle to retrieve historical justice and would particularly ask the Russian administration to apologize for many years of socialist regime in Poland.
New Polish president Lech Kaczynski addresses the National Assembly after being sworn in for the post Conservative Lech Kaczynski was sworn in as Polands president on Friday, promising to improve his countrys political and economic performance as the biggest newcomer in the European Union.
As his mainly Catholic nation prepared for Christmas, the 56-year-old Lech Kaczynski received arguably the biggest present in his political career, the presidency.
2005Polish presidential election, 2nd round: Lech Kaczynski is elected.
2005Lech Kaczynski is sworn in as the President of Poland in Warsaw.
Kaczynski is a graduate of law and administration of Warsaw UniversityWarsaw University Warsaw University is the biggest and most prestigious University in Poland.
Opposition In the 1970s Lech Kaczynski was an activistin the democraticanti-Communistmovement in Poland, Workers' Defence CommitteeWorkers' Defence Committee The Workers Defence Committee was a Polish civil society group that emerged under communist rule to give aid to prisoners de.
was legalized again in the late 1980s, Lech Kaczynski was an active adviser of Lech WalesaLech Walesa Lech Walesa is a Polish politician, a former trade union and human rights activist, and also a former electrician.
Porozumienie Centrum Kaczynski was elected a senatorSenate of Poland OverviewThe Senate is the upper house of the Polish parliament.
Kaczynski was elected to the parliament as a non-party member.
Lech Kaczynski was the President of the Supreme Chamber of Control(Najwyzsza Izba Kontroli, NIK) from February 1992 to May 1995 and later Minister of Justiceand Attorney GeneralAttorney General of Poland The Attorney General of Poland is the top prosecuting officer in Poland.
Domestic policy In his first public speechas president-elect, Kaczynski said his presidency would have the fundamental task amelioration of the Republic.
Low popularity As of February 2008 approval rating for President Kaczynski is low - 29.
Kaczynski said that the human race ‘‘would disappear if homosexuality was freely promoted.
And even in December 1981 when Lech Kaczynski was imprisoned for participation in the Strike Committee in Gdansk Wharf and in the Solidarity movement, people refused to see a humanity's enemy in him.
At the end of the 1980s, when the communist regime in Poland gave way to Solidarity, Lech Kaczynski was the right hand of the leader of the movement, who later became the first President of Poland, Lech Walesa.
In the opinion of local commentators, Lech Kaczynski has already gotten used to the idea of the future fiasco, his public speeches are not bright, and they are inconsistent and full of mistakes.
At the same time, Jaroslaw Kaczynski is struggling for the position of Prime Minister in the future center-right government.
In the foreign policy sphereLech Kaczynski supports the preservation and development of Atlantic, pro-American and pro-NATO tendencies in Polish politics.
By the way, for the same reason, Lech Kaczynski supports the idea of Ukraine and Georgia entering the EU.
Even before the presidential elections in Poland, Kaczynski met with Vladislav Kaskiv, the personal adviser to the president of Ukraine, Yushchenko.
By Kaskiv's words, Kaczynski has a strong pro-Ukrainian position and even expressed his readiness on state Polish TV to consider under his own initiative an opportunity of Poland's introduction to the GUAM geopolitical association (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova) and the creation of joint programs with Ukraine.
Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski complained that Kaczynski had caused a diplomatic embarrassment for the country.
The government denied that, saying Kaczynski had simply arrived late.
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I thanked him for his very good governing," Lech Kaczynski said in a brief statement after a 45-minute meeting with Marcinkiewicz at the presidential palace.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski said at a news conference that Kluza would continue the policies of his predecessor, Zyta Gilowska, who — until she resigned two weeks ago — was seen as the key guarantor of fiscal responsibility in Poland's government.
Polish President Lech Kaczynski met with his Ukrainian counterpart for an update on the row, which has effectively cut off.
WARSAW) - Poland's conservative President Lech Kaczynski said Thursday he was confident his country will ratify the European Union's Lisbon Treaty in April, despite a domestic political spat over it.
The treaty will be ratified by Poland, and most certainly, I deeply believe, by parliament, Kaczynski said in an interview in Poland's Dziennik daily published Thursday.
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12 January 2009WARSAW -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski has thrown his weight behind Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, a political rival, for the post of NATO secretary-general.
MOSCOW, January 11 (RIA Novosti) - Polish President Lech Kaczynski has once again demanded that Prime Minister Donald Tusk pay for his chartered trip to Brussels, a Polish daily reported on Sunday.
Several months after taking office, Kaczynski took the unprecedented step of appointing his twin brother, Jaroslaw, as prime minister.
Kaczynski joined the burgeoning underground anti-Communist movement, including the Workers Defense Committee, which had been established to aid families of those jailed in a series of 1976 labor strikes.
The Polish government declared martial law at the end of 1981 in an effort to quash the Solidarity movement, and Kaczynski was jailed in a crackdown on activists.
In 1993, however, the two men had a falling-out over a political dispute in the prime ministers government, and Kaczynski was fired as minister.
Poland honors Orit Fogel-ShafranJerusalem Post 1/15/2009 2:49:53 AMPolish president Lech Kaczynski has presented his country's Medal of Honor to Ra'anana Symphonette general director Orit Fogel-Shafran.
In the presidential elections due on 9 October, Lech Kaczynski is currently running second in the opinion polls to Donald Tusk, of the Platforma Obywatelska (Civic Platform / PO), but he is catching up fast.
What if he did agree to lead the next government, and the voters then decided that one Kaczynski was enough and turned against his brother in the presidential poll? Or what if Lech lost the presidential race? Maybe he should get the job of prime minister as a consolation prize, allowing Jaroslaw to go back to the off-stage power-broking he prefers? What if Lech won? A surge of resentment against an all-powerful Kaczynski dynasty would burst out sooner rather than later.
Kaczynski is a controversial figure for LGBT rights advocates and for liberals who are eager for Poland to become more like other countries within the European Union.
The ban came while Lech Kaczynski was mayor of Warsaw.
Kaczynski had refused parade permits for gay rights marches during his tenure as mayor of Warsaw.
Of course, Kaczynski is a grade A homophobe so if we had been there, you can bet a pie would’ve been thrown.
In the 1970s Lech Kaczynski was an activist of democratic anti-communist movement in Poland, and in August 1980 he became an adviser to the Strike Committee in Gdansk (German:Danzig) Shipyard and the Solidarity movement.
When the Solidarity movement was legalized again in the late 1980s Lech Kaczynski was an active adviser of Lech Wasa and his Citizens Committee Solidarity (Komitet Obywatelski Solidarno) in 1988, was elected Mamber of Parliament in June 1989, and vice-chairman of Solidarity trade union (NSZZ Solidarno.
Lech Kaczynski was the President of the Supreme Chamber of Control (Naczelna Izba Kontroli, NIK) from February 1992-May 1995 and later the Minister of Justice and Attorney General in Jerzy Buzek's government (June 2000-July 2001.
Lech Kaczynski was elected president of Poland on Sunday.
As for reparations, "the trauma of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, with its 200,000 deaths and the final shelling of the city by the Nazis, still hasn't been forgiven in Poland," but Lech Kaczynski knows better than to ruin cross-border relations as soon as he steps into office.
When former Foreign Minister Bronislaw Geremek criticized a proposed law that would have required virtually all Polish professionals to declare whether or not they had collaborated with the communist secret police, Jaroslaw Kaczynski said he was sullying Poland's good name.
Pole Backed for Post of NATO Chief WARSAW -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski has thrown his weight behind Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, a political rival, for the post of NATO secretary-general.
Warsaw, 20 August: I am very glad that irrespective of all ups and downs we have a good agreement, President Lech Kaczynski said on Wednesday after Poland and the USA signed a deal on placing 10 missile.
WARSAW, Poland : Polish President Lech Kaczynski was unwavering Friday in his support of a deal with the US.
President Lech Kaczynski is planning a trip to Georgia later today.
Russian aggression over Georgia is increasing, with one of the cities attacked, Gori, already being evacuated and Tbilisi being bombarded On Saturday, President Lech Kaczynski met with Prime Minister Donald.
Polish president Lech Kaczynski has presented his country's Medal of Honor to Ra'anana Symphonette general director Orit Fogel-Shafran.
Europe, states Kaczynski 19:09 Ukraine is not to be blamed for Europe's gas supply problems, Polish President Lech Kaczynski has said.
2009 Ukraine is not to be blamed for Europe's gas supply problems, Polish President Lech Kaczynski has said.
Kaczynski has been a strong supporter of Ukraine's pro-Western course under.
Warsaw  - Polish President Lech Kaczynski said it was impossible for Poland to adopt the euro by 2011, warning that the financial strictures needed for the changeover would bring economic hardship on large segments of the population.
Warsaw  - President Lech Kaczynski was slated to meet with heads of three Baltic states to work out a common stance on Georgia for an upcoming European Union summit, his chancellery told Radio ZET on Thursday.
Both Western European countries have had a very typical relationship with Russia, Kaczynski said in an interview published in the Rzeczpospolita daily.
Warsaw - Polish President Lech Kaczynski has said in an interview in Tuesday's Dziennik newspaper that he plans not to go ahead with ratification of the EU's Reform Treaty following Ireland's rejection of the document in a referendum last month.
Kaczynski said that it was flippant to say the EU could not exist without the treaty, also known as the Lisbon Treaty.
Polish President Lech Kaczynski is shown during his meeting with Israeli Prime Minster Ehud Olmert at Olmert's office in Jerusalem on September 11, 2006.
Kaczynski received 54 percent of the vote and thereby becomes the new president of Poland.
By contrast, Kaczynski was able to mobilize right-wing forces in his support.
In this manner Kaczynski was able to gain support from more oppressed social layers in the poor eastern sector of Poland and those living in the countryside, while Tusk was able to win a hearing among university graduates and in the cities.
Warsaw: Polish President Lech Kaczynski met with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today in Warsaw, Polands PAP news agency reported.