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Poland’s Relations with the Russian Federation
Poland’s Relations with the Russian Federation

Author(s): Grzegorz Czerwiński
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: PISM Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych
Keywords: Vladimir Putin; Kremlin; Common Economic Space (CES) – Russia; Ukraine; Belarus; post-Soviet states; Lotos Group – Poland; Polish-Russian Economic Co-operation; gas pipeline; Polish investors in Russia; Kaliningrad Region

Summary/Abstract: From the perspective of the fifteen years which have elapsed since the launch of Polish transition and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, 2004 stands out as an important milestone in the development of relations between Poland and the Russian Federation. The integration of Poland and its near environment—the Central European and Baltic states—with European and Atlantic structures through their accession to NATO and the European Union was completed. Vladimir Putin, who started his second term as president, closed a certain stage of the present“day Russia’s development, one revealing specific features of the evolution of Russia’s internal political processes and its international relations strategy.

  • Issue Year: 2005
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 98-118
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: English