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Migration crisis, Wagner threat, NATO summit... Poland boosts security on its border with Belarus


Due to the still tense situation on the eastern border of the EU, the ongoing migration crisis which has recently been gaining another momentum, as well as the announcements about the possible relocation of the Wagner group to Belarus – and, if not above all, due to the ongoing NATO summit in Lithuania – Poland decided to strengthen its borders with an additional 500 policemen and 1000 soldiers. Our team on the ground reports.

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