In response to news that High Representative of the European Union, European Commission Vice-President Josep Borrell intends to visit Moscow, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau suggested he first visit Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.
President Andrzej Duda has called on the European Union to impose tighter sanctions against Russia after the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Poland's foreign minister expressed his unease over the actions of the Russian state against participants in Saturday's peaceful protests held across Russia in support of oppositionist Alexei Navalny.
Protests were staged in Poland's capital and the southern city of Krakow on Saturday in defence of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detained in Russia on January 17. Protesters demanded the release of Navalny and all political prisoners in Russia.
President Andrzej Duda has paid his respects to those who fought and died in the 1863 January Uprising.
The Sejm (lower house) on Thursday passed a resolution calling on the Russian Federation authorities to cease repressions against Alexei Navalny and his associates and to release those detained.
Poland's Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau has said the EU could impose sanctions on Russia owing to the detention of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Sunday.
The EU's transatlantic and eastern policy dominated Monday talks in Brussels between Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed disappointment on Monday with a declaration by Russia that they would withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, which it described as a significant element of the "European security architecture."
Poland has initiated talks with EU member states to push for an urgent debate in the UN Human Rights Council on the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the deputy foreign minister said on Monday.