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Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said that reportedly over 100 mercenaries of the Wagner Group have moved towards the Suwałki Gap, a strategic stretch of Polish territory lying between Belarus and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
An electronic fence on Poland’s border with Belarus has been completed and is now operational along 206 kilometres of frontier, a spokesman for the Polish Border Guard has said.
Posting on Twitter, the Ministry of Infrastructure said: “The first signs are already leading to Królewiec. We have just started replacing the boards so that they have Polish name Królewiec, not Kaliningrad.
The Commission on Standardisation of Geographical Names Outside the Republic of Poland has adopted a resolution recommending that only the Polish name of Krolewiec should be used for the Russian city of Kaliningrad.
The construction of an electronic barrier on the Polish-Russian border has already started, the Polish interior minister has said.
The number of people crossing Poland’s border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad has crashed, according to figures from the Polish Border Guard.
A US Navy veteran has arrived in Poland after spending months in captivity in Russia, the CNN broadcaster has reported.
All 180 K2 tanks that Poland has purchased from South Korea will be deployed in north-eastern Poland, close to the border with the Russian Kaliningrad enclave, the defence minister has said.
The Polish Air Force has taken over from Hungary the command of the Nato Baltic Air Policing mission based in Siauliai, Lithuania.
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