Restrictions on entering an area close to the Belarusian border, introduced in September 2021 by the Polish government to stem the flow of irregular migrants from Belarus, will expire on July 1, the interior minister has said.
The Polish interior minister has said that the emotions of Ukrainian women taking part in an anti-war protest, during which Russia's ambassador to Poland was splashed with a red substance, are understandable.
Poland's Interior Ministry has sent a motion to the Prime Minister's Office requesting an order for state-owned companies to take over gas installations belonging to Novatek Green Energy, a Russian firm that has cut supplies in some parts of Poland.
Poland has put 50 Russian entities on the first sanctions list including the names of Russian oligarchs and businesses, such as gas giant Gazprom, the interior minister has said.
Poland would like EUR 2.2 billion from the European Union to cover the cost of sheltering and caring for each Ukrainian refugee, a deputy interior minister has said.
The Polish and German interior ministers, Mariusz Kaminski and Nancy Faeser, have urged the European Commission (EC) to create a transport system for refugees and provide funding to the countries most affected by the crisis.
The Polish interior minister along with his counterparts from France and Germany have established an informal team that will provide assistance to refugees from war-torn Ukraine.
Poland is expecting thousands of Ukrainian refugees to cross the country's border in the days to come, as about 200,000 had already entered Poland by the fourth day of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the interior minister has said.
Poland has been preparing for a potential inflow of refugees from Ukraine if Russia decides to invade its neighbour, the Polish interior affairs minister has said.
The interior ministers of Poland and 15 other EU countries have declared that protecting the EU's borders is a shared responsibility and key to preventing illegal migration.