POLAND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLAND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. considers sending troops to Poland, Estonia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840706-68/europe-exercises-forces-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840706-68/europe-exercises-forces-military.html.csp">U.S. considers sending troops to Poland, Estonia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia’s buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said earlier this week that the U.S. is looking for ways to reassure its NATO allies of its strong commitment to collective defense. The P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578407062014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840706@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:00:03 MDT Will: Putin takes a page from Hitler’s strategy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57733339-82/putin-hitler-russia-german.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57733339-82/putin-hitler-russia-german.html.csp">Will: Putin takes a page from Hitler’s strategy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T01:01:03.917-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — Igor Stravinsky, the Russian composer, said of Poland, perilously positioned between Russia and Germany: “If you pitch your tent in the middle of Fifth Avenue, it is quite likely you will be run over by a bus.” Poland has been run over hard and often; indeed, between 1795 and 1918 it disappeared from the map of Europe. Geography need not be destiny, but it matters, as Ukraine is being reminded. During its hazardous path to the present, all or bits of it have been parts of Poland, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733339@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT In Poland, Biden seeks to reassure edgy allies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57700070-68/biden-russia-poland-putin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57700070-68/biden-russia-poland-putin.html.csp">In Poland, Biden seeks to reassure edgy allies</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T22:29:12.844-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-BIDEN,1010 Biden in Europe to ‘reassure our allies’ over Russia (wap) (ATTN: Foreign editors) Scott Wilson (c) 2014, The Washington Post WARSAW - Vice President Joe Biden sought to reassure anxious allies in a visit to the Polish capital Tuesday about Russia’s takeover of Crimea, denouncing Moscow’s moves to annex the region as a “blatant, blatant disregard of international law.” Appearing with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Biden offered the moral support of a “steadfast ally” but promi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57700070@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:29:12 MDT Poland’s Stoch regains ski jumping World Cup lead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57621152-77/stoch-ski-cup-jumping.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57621152-77/stoch-ski-cup-jumping.html.csp">Poland’s Stoch regains ski jumping World Cup lead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:48.143-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lahti, Finland • Kamil Stoch of Poland won the ski jumping event at the Lahti Ski Games on Sunday to reclaim the lead in the overall World Cup standings. Stoch scored 281 points from his two jumps, beating Severin Freund of Germany in second place with 277.4 points. Austria’s Gregor Schlierenzauer was third with 270.2. The win gave Stoch 1,131 points in the overall standings, ahead of Slovenia’s Peter Prevc with 1,078 and Freund with 907. Stoch, who was leading the standings before the Sochi Oly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57621152@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:48 MDT