Some fled to Poland’s capital alone. All feel deeply uneasy about the future. For the young Ukrainians packing into Poland’s capital, a park offers a place where they can try to cope, together.
Poland’s abortion ban has had many unintended consequences. One is that doctors are sometimes afraid to remove fetuses or administer cancer treatment to save women’s lives.
Brussels supports Kyiv’s battle against Russia, but gaining full membership to the bloc could take years. Is there another way to bind Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia to Europe?
The Treasury secretary is traveling to Warsaw, Brussels and Bonn, Germany, this week at an uncertain time for the global economy.
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Feminist movements in some countries similarly sought abortion protections in their courts, but for others, the goal was legislative change.
A Warsaw housing complex built in the 1970s and rented by Russia was reputed to be a nest of spies. The city’s government has seized the site and pledged to hand it over to the Ukrainian community.
Poland’s gas storage facilities are 75 percent full, and it has been working for years to avoid being held to ransom by Moscow over energy.
Poland gets more than 45 percent of its natural gas from Russia, most of it through a single pipeline that will no longer make deliveries to the country.
Soviet-designed ammunition is part of the ‘life blood’ for Ukrainian troops fighting Russia, and the United States is keeping it flowing.
Warsaw gladly and proudly accepted 300,000 Ukrainians fleeing the war. But as the Polish capital braces for a new wave of refugees, its mayor warns that the city is “at capacity.”
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The country’s teachers are doing their best to provide lessons for the millions of school-age children whose education has been interrupted.
Its unspecified origin leaves a linguistic shoe undropped.
A growing number of families, convinced the war could last for years, have decided that facing danger at home is better than life as a refugee.
The response to Ukrainian refugees is a test of European solidarity.
From the Soviets in Afghanistan to the U.S. in Korea, Moscow and Washington have often chosen not to attack the countries aiding their enemies.
The conclusion of Mr. Biden’s speech on Saturday was a reminder of how precarious diplomacy can be when bombs are already dropping.
His comment came as he visited a stadium in Warsaw where the Polish authorities are assisting the waves of people who are fleeing Ukraine.
Valentyna Vereteska fled from Mykolaiv, Ukraine, to Poland with her 11-year-old daughter a month ago.
Poland’s right-wing populist government has been embraced by both Brussels and Washington as a linchpin of Western solidarity and security.
After Russia was banned from the European Tree of the Year competition, organizers reflected on how a celebration of trees became tangled up in global politics.
Przemysl’s history has been intertwined with war. This time, like much of Poland, it wants to do things differently.
A summit meeting in Brussels is expected to focus on ways to put added pressure on Moscow.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland’s de facto leader and longtime scourge of E.U. unity, is portraying himself as a standard-bearer of European solidarity in defense of Ukraine and democratic values.
The leaders from Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia “fear nothing,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said, and he urged other leaders to make similar visits.
A young man fleeing war in Sudan and a young woman evacuating Ukraine crossed into Poland at the same time. They had very different experiences.
Residents of a town near Poland’s border awoke to frightful sounds and an awareness they were no longer safe.
In Poland, people watch the unthinkable in Ukraine and worry about the future.
The Russian invasion has disrupted a thriving hub of legal commercial surrogacy. Some couples are risking trips into the war zone to get their children.
Built up over 150 years of conflicts that defined modern-day Europe, railways have played a central role in the continent’s peacetime integration. Now they’re back on a war footing.
As Ukrainians flood into Poland, the travel industry has become part of an effort to supply transportation, accommodations and more to people fleeing the Russian invasion.
Neither Poland nor the United States wants to make itself — or NATO — a target of Russia. And providing MIG fighters might cross over Putin’s invisible line.
Hundreds of thousands of Polish families have opened their homes to refugees from Ukraine, a sharp contrast to the country’s response to a different crisis last fall at the border with Belarus.
Departure, however final it seems, is not forever.
With most Ukrainian men legally prohibited from leaving Ukraine, the international border gates serve as a painful filter, splitting families as women and children move on.
The American weapons are part of a $350 million package that President Biden authorized on Saturday.
Many countries fear that the Russian leader’s efforts to turn back the clock and reclaim a sphere of influence lost at the end of the Cold War could spell disaster for them.
At least 660,000 people, mostly women and children, fled Ukraine in the five days after Russia invaded — the most intense wave of European migration since at least the 1990s.
Putin’s war has ensured the world will never be the same.
They have been warmly welcomed in a country whose border guards last year beat back mostly Afghan and Middle Eastern migrants with batons.
Processing centers near the border will help deal with tens of thousands of people, including Americans, who are expected to flee neighboring Ukraine.
Tens of thousands of people, including Americans, could flee across the border if Russia launches a full invasion of Ukraine.
Nearly 5,000 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division are now in Poland in response to the Russian deployments on Ukraine’s borders.
A U.S. missile facility in Poland is at the heart of an issue animating the Kremlin’s calculations over whether to go to war against Ukraine.
In a landmark decision, the European Court of Justice cleared the way for the bloc to cut billions in aid on the grounds that members are eroding rule-of-law checks and balances.
For the first time, the E.U. executive arm said it would divert millions in grants to a member country to cover unpaid fines, escalating a confrontation despite jitters over Ukraine.
In responses to Moscow’s security demands, the U.S. and NATO rejected a demand that Ukraine never join the alliance but offered more transparency on missile deployments in Eastern Europe.
For the populist leaders of Poland and Hungary, Russia’s saber-rattling on the border with Ukraine takes a back seat to domestic politics and issues like immigration.
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