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Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak
Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak

A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.

Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak
Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas
Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas

Former Polish leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa slammed plans by his country's incoming government to stop welcoming refugees.

Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas
EU flag burned as tens of thousands join Warsaw nationalist demo
EU flag burned as tens of thousands join Warsaw nationalist demo

Tens of thousands of protesters poured into Warsaw's streets for a demonstration organised by the far-right, marching under the slogan "Poland for the Polish" and burning an EU flag.

EU flag burned as tens of thousands join Warsaw nationalist demo
The debris of Polish President Lech Kaczynski's Tu-154 aircraft at Smolensk airfield's secured area. ©RIA Novosti
Poland ready to take Russia to court over 2010 crash: official

Poland is prepared to take Russia to court over what it sees as foot-dragging in the investigation of the 2010 air crash in which then president Lech Kaczynskidied.

Poland ready to take Russia to court over 2010 crash: official
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp

The resounding victory of Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in general election has given a boost to European eurosceptics.

Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
'Unlawful' vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM
'Unlawful' vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned that any attempt to hold "unlawful" elections in rebel-run areas in the country's east would constitute a breach of a February peace deal.

'Unlawful' vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM
NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games
NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games

NATO flexed its muscles in Poland during the first full drill of its new spearhead force, a structure designed to boost security on its eastern flank.

NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games
NATO says implementing 'biggest' defence boost since Cold War
NATO says implementing 'biggest' defence boost since Cold War

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance was implementing its biggest defence reinforcement since the Cold War.

NATO says implementing 'biggest' defence boost since Cold War
New Marie Curie film to shed light on women's struggles in science
New Marie Curie film to shed light on women's struggles in science

Filming is underway in Poland on a new biopic about the life of Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the first woman ever to win not one, but two, Nobel prizes.

New Marie Curie film to shed light on women's struggles in science
Nazarbayev congratulates Duda on winning Polish presidential elections
Nazarbayev congratulates Duda on winning Polish presidential elections

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the winner of the presidential elections in Poland Andrzej Duda.

Nazarbayev congratulates Duda on winning Polish presidential elections
New Polish president may spell eurosceptics' return to power
New Polish president may spell eurosceptics' return to power

Polish voters have opted for change and chosen the conservative and relatively unknown lawyer Andrzej Duda as their next president, spelling a possible return to power of his eurosceptic mentor.

New Polish president may spell eurosceptics' return to power
Andrzej Duda: heir apparent to Poland's conservative Kaczynski twins
Andrzej Duda: heir apparent to Poland's conservative Kaczynski twins

Andrzej Duda, the 43-year-old conservative MEP and lawyer who won Poland's cliffhanger presidential election on Sunday, has strong ties to the powerful Kaczynski twins.

Andrzej Duda: heir apparent to Poland's conservative Kaczynski twins
Polish president's re-election bid falters at first hurdle
Polish president's re-election bid falters at first hurdle

Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda pulled off a surprise first-round lead in Poland's presidential ballot.

Polish president's re-election bid falters at first hurdle
 Yuriy Serebryanskiy. Photo from personal archives
Almaty born writer Serebryanskiy wins Russian Award

Writer Yuriy Serebryanskiy has become the winner of the Russian Award for the second time.

Almaty born writer Serebryanskiy wins Russian Award
Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning WWII victory ride
Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning WWII victory ride

Poland said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin that plans to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning WWII victory ride
Poles still divided over Russia crash five years on
Poles still divided over Russia crash five years on

Poles marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly plane crash in Russia that killed then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 officials.

Poles still divided over Russia crash five years on
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Astana Arlans vs Raffako Hussars: Another night of 5:0 perfection

The Astana Arlans defeat Raffako Hussars 5:0.

Astana Arlans vs Raffako Hussars: Another night of 5:0 perfection
Balli Marzec. Photo taken from personal Twitter account
Kazakh woman to run for Polish presidency

A Kazakh native turned Polish human rights advocate shares her presidential ambitions.

Kazakh woman to run for Polish presidency
Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar
Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar

Poland's "Ida," about a young nun who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation, won the best foreign language movie Oscar.

Poland's 'Ida' wins best foreign language film Oscar
Kazakhstan returns 2nd place at Winter Universiade

Kazakhstan has returned its second place at the 17th Winter Universiade overall medal count.

Kazakhstan returns 2nd place at Winter Universiade