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· October, 2005

Stories about Poland from October, 2005

Poland: Troubled Negotiations

the beatroot reports on the troubled negotiations between Poland's Law and Justice and Civic Platform, the latter of which is presidential election runner-up Donald Tusk's party.

Poland: Opinion Polls

PolBlog reports on the opinion polling scandal in the Polish presidential election.

Poland: Hot Water with the EU

the beatroot says that Poland's new president's stance on the death penalty and gay rights is causing problems for Poland with the EU.

Poland: Opinion Polling Scandal

Polish opinion pollster predictions for both the first and second rounds of the presidential election were way off. the beatroot discusses what it all might mean.

Poland: Twins

The twins are in after Lech Kaczynski’s victory in this weekend's presidential election in Poland. His twin brother, Jaroslaw, is the head of the Law and Justice parliamentary faction.

Poland: Down to the Wire

the beatroot reports the Polish presidential run-off is a nail-biter, and comments on yesterday's bomb hoax.

Poland: Bomb Scare

In its latest blogcast, PolBlog interviews Newsweek journalist Wojciech Rogacin about yesterday's bomb scare in Warsaw.

Poland: Bird Flu

the beatroot discusses the Polish reaction to avian flu appearing in Europe.

Poland: Another #1

Warsaw Station congratulates (tongue-in-cheek…) Poland on beating out its fellow EU members to come in at number 1 on a very special list.

Poland: Cheating Becomes Campaign Issue

the beatroot reports on widespread cheating in Polish schools mentioning that it has become a campaign issue.

Poland: Grandpa-Gate

the beatroot reports on the continuing saga of grandpa-gate in the Polish presidential race.

Poland: A Sinking Ship

the beatroot reports that a political stumble is costing one candidate big in the runoff race for the Polish presidency.

Poland: Public Works Flurry

PolBlog has a video report on a flurry of public works in Warsaw.

Poland: The Also-rans

the beatroot profiles also-rans from Poland's presidential race.

Poland: PolBlogcast on Presidential Election

The latest blogcast at PolBlog hooks up with the beatroot to discuss the first round of the Polish presidential election..

Poland: On to Round Two

the beatroot reports on Poland's presidential election which will be going on to a second round.

Poland: Pols Obsessed With Gays

the beatroot asks what's with the Polish right's obsession with homosexuals.

Poland: Double Vision

the beatroot reports that nearly half of Poles are worried about the possibility that the Kaczynski twins will become president and prime minister.

Poland: Andrzej Lepper

the beatroot Adrzej Lepper, the isolationist and pro-Lukashenko, candidate for Poland's presidency who is running in a distant third place.

Poland: Dropouts

Candidates without hopes of winning this weekend's presidential election in Poland are dropping out, and the the beatroot says this favors Lech Kaczynski.

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