Poland's anti-monopoly office, UOKiK, has granted its consent for dominant state-owned energy conglomerate Orlen to take over Europol Gaz, owner of the Polish stretch of the Yamal gas pipeline, Orlen announced on Tuesday.
Poland has appointed a temporary administrator to take control of a 20-percent stake that Russian oligarch Vyacheslav Kantor holds in the Azoty Group fertilizer producer, the minister of development and technology said on Tuesday.
Russia's ambassador was summoned to Poland's Ministry on Foreign Affairs on Friday and handed a note of protest, said a ministry spokesperson.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned Poland's charge d'affaires to protest against the takeover of a Russian school in Warsaw by the Polish authorities, Reuters has reported, quoting Russian media.
A recreation resort at a lake near Warsaw, leased by the Russian Embassy has been taken over by Poland's State Forests governmental organisation, a climate and environment minister has announced.
Poland's Maspex Group has finalised the takeover of the Polish assets of the Roust Corporation and has bought alcohol distributor CEDC International and its subsidiary B2B Wine & Spirits together with brands owned by CEDC.
The state-owned oil and gas firm PKN Orlen has denied that it is in talks to take over Gremi Media, publisher of the national newspaper Rzeczpospolita and the capital markets daily Parkiet.
The Polish prime minister has said that under current laws Polish media can be taken over by entities from Russia or China, and that "we don't want such a state of affairs."
Lawmakers from Poland's main opposition bloc, Civic Coalition, fiercely attacked a draft amendment tabled by ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party MPs that would prevent non-EU companies taking control of Polish radio and television stations.
The prime minister has said Poland needs legal measures to stop Polish media being taken over by non-EU companies.
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