A Polish deputy foreign minister has appealed to the European Union and its members to increase their humanitarian assistance to Ukraine.
Next year's budget will include funds for the construction of a perimetric barrier on Poland's border with Russia, a government official said on Friday.
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The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, has greenlighted around EUR 31 million from the REACT-EU programme for Poland, including the transfer of some of these funds to help the country accommodate war refugees from Ukraine.
Mariusz Błaszczak, the Polish defence minister, said at a meeting with his EU peers in Brussels on Tuesday that the EU should channel more funding for Ukraine's defence against Russian aggression.
Comfortably surpassing its original valuation, the painting Portrait of a Lady (After Louis Leopold Boilly) by Ewa Juszkiewicz went under the hammer alongside works by such luminaries as Banksy, Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool and Gerhard Richter. The auction held by the New York branch of the globally renowned Christie’s has served to underline Juszkiewicz’s soaring stock.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) backed investments in Poland, in 2021, with the record sum of EUR 6.5 billion, the EIB's vice-president said on Wednesday.
The European Union should create a fund enabling Ukrainian refugees to exchange a small amount of Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) to euros, a former governor of Poland's largest bank has said.
Poland and the Baltic states will receive EUR 25 million in EU funding to strengthen their eastern borders following an about-face by Brussels on money for border security.
The Polish government plans to establish a Vaccine Injury Compensation Fund for financial claims from people who can prove they have suffered side effects from a vaccine.