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Kaczynski in Tbilisi: ‘We are here to take up the fight” (see pictures of the rally in Tbilisi)
thenews.pl ^ | 13.08.2008

Posted on 08/13/2008 11:19:36 AM PDT by lizol

Kaczynski in Tbilisi: ‘We are here to take up the fight”

Created: 13.08.2008 11:18

Polish President Lech Kaczynski delivered a confrontational speech in support of Georgia at a rally in Tbilisi, Tuesday.

“We are here to take up the fight. For the first time in years our eastern neighbours show their true face that we have known for hundreds of years”, Kaczynski addressed the crowds gathered at a rally in Tbilisi on Tuesday evening.

“They think other nations should be subordinated to them. We say no! That country is Russia,” Kaczynski shouted to the applauding crowd.

The Polish President accused Russia of still believing “the era of the empire was coming back,” and that “domination was a characteristic of the region”. He explained that many nations had been familiar with “that domination which had brought disaster upon all of Europe”.

In Kaczynski’s assessment, the current situation demanded a sharp reaction.

“We are here today so that the world reacts even stronger, in particular the European Union and NATO. Some had thought the Presidents were afraid of coming here. No one was afraid! Everyone came!”, Kaczynski continued.

The crowds gathered outside the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi responded enthusiastically to Kaczynski’s accusations towards Moscow’s actions. They shouted, "Poland, Poland, Friendship, Friendship, Georgia, Georgia".

President Lech Kaczynski arrived in Tbilisi late last night and was accompanied by the Presidents and PMs of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: geopolitics; georgia; kaczynski; poland; rally; russia; tbilisi



















1 posted on 08/13/2008 11:19:37 AM PDT by lizol
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2 posted on 08/13/2008 11:20:18 AM PDT by lizol
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To: lizol

God bless them all.

Great photos, too:)


3 posted on 08/13/2008 11:21:52 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: lizol

Would that Poland become the Capitol of a new EU. That’d be great.


4 posted on 08/13/2008 11:22:17 AM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: lizol

God bless him and Poland. God save Georgia.


5 posted on 08/13/2008 11:22:27 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Obama: vain, mercurial, inexperienced, aloof, condescending, doctrinaire, and Reverend Wright's son.)
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To: lizol

Excellent!


6 posted on 08/13/2008 11:22:40 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you ready to pray for Teddy?)
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To: lizol

Ut Oh puttie.....


7 posted on 08/13/2008 11:22:42 AM PDT by homeguard (The U.S. is being ruled by a liberal Media, Judicial, Academic Oligarchy)
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To: lizol

Gotta love those five former Soviet Bloc nations standing with Georgia.

Great pics


8 posted on 08/13/2008 11:23:48 AM PDT by bereanway
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To: lizol

Allelulia!!
Former slaves to the Soviets have the strength and courage to stand up for freedom — where the H____ are the foppish
British, French and Germans?


9 posted on 08/13/2008 11:24:25 AM PDT by victim soul
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To: lizol

Gives me goose bumps.

Good men. Very good men. Bush should also go.


10 posted on 08/13/2008 11:24:30 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes)
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To: lizol

Exuberant jingoism.....good............


11 posted on 08/13/2008 11:24:48 AM PDT by Red Badger (All that carbon in all that oil and coal was once in the atmosphere. We're just putting it back.....)
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To: lizol
The Polish aren't ones that like to see crap coming from Russia and now with some solidarity and US’s “military transported humanitarian aid” the Russian would be ill advised to continue their charade.
12 posted on 08/13/2008 11:25:49 AM PDT by tobyhill (fraud -noun;(1)deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, (2) Obama)
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To: lizol
President Lech Kaczynski arrived in Tbilisi late last night and was accompanied by the Presidents and PMs of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine.

Men of courage, dignity, integrity and honor! May God Bless them!

13 posted on 08/13/2008 11:26:06 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: lizol

Love the Putin poster — says it all!


14 posted on 08/13/2008 11:27:24 AM PDT by browardchad
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To: lizol

This is one instance where Polish stubborness (I have it too) is a tremendous asset.


15 posted on 08/13/2008 11:28:28 AM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: lizol

God bless them. Let’s pray that they turn Putin’s adventure into Putin’s folly.


16 posted on 08/13/2008 11:28:35 AM PDT by Antoninus (McCain/Palin in 2008!)
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To: lizol

We should let them police their own. Call it vengeance, call it payback, whatever. We’re already quite committed in the Middle East. If they need weapons, we should send them whatever we can. But I don’t think we can spare the manpower.

It would be a good form of poetic justice for the former Satellites to rise up and kick Russia out of Georgia.


17 posted on 08/13/2008 11:31:47 AM PDT by wastedyears (Show me your precious darlings, and I will crush them all)
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To: Antoninus

I think we can assume Georgia has some decent security if Presidents and Condi are camping out there.


19 posted on 08/13/2008 11:33:32 AM PDT by txhurl
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To: All
More pictures










20 posted on 08/13/2008 11:34:17 AM PDT by lizol
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To: lizol

Thanks for the info and the pics. I have met a few Eastern Europeans and they all know what the Russians are about. None of us should be surprised at the current events. However, the world has changed and this time Russia won’t be able to just roll over its neighbors.


21 posted on 08/13/2008 11:35:48 AM PDT by radiohead (Please donate to the flooded libraries in Iowa.)
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To: browardchad
Putin and his ilk can never be trusted....
22 posted on 08/13/2008 11:37:20 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: victim soul
where the H____ are the foppish British, French and Germans?

With the free West all notably siding with the Georgians, perhaps you could have missed this opportunity to piss on your natural allies, some of whom have bled and died for their NATO commitments.

But apparently the little bomb in your brain went off and you couldn't do that thing.

23 posted on 08/13/2008 11:39:01 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: radiohead
I wonder (hopefully) if this marks the beginning when free countries begin standing up to communism...together!

Now if only America would do the same here.

24 posted on 08/13/2008 11:40:54 AM PDT by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: lizol
President Lech Kaczynski arrived in Tbilisi late last night and was accompanied by the Presidents and PMs of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine.

Thanks for posting this. These guys, unlike our mushy-headed libs, lived history and remember it. And they don't want to repeat it.

25 posted on 08/13/2008 11:42:25 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: wastedyears

Georgia only sent 5% of its standing army to help us win in Iraq. I think we can spare a few men to make sure Eastern Europe stays free.


26 posted on 08/13/2008 11:42:38 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: lizol

Awesome. Makes me proud I have some polish blood running through my veins. Must be one of the main reasons I have such an allergic reaction to communist B.S..


27 posted on 08/13/2008 11:43:04 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: lizol
Kiev restricts movement of Russian fleet in Ukraine

Hang tough, guys! 

28 posted on 08/13/2008 11:47:08 AM PDT by browardchad
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To: lizol
New York


Athens




Tel Aviv




Dusseldorf



29 posted on 08/13/2008 11:49:51 AM PDT by lizol
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To: victim soul

“where the H____ are the foppish
British, French and Germans”?

As a fine FReeper once wrote:

“Importing Muslims to temporarily stave off their demographic death-spiral caused by a liberal post-Christian culture and sub-replacement rate of live births”.


30 posted on 08/13/2008 11:55:07 AM PDT by alarm rider (Peace! through superior fire power....)
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To: lizol

God Bless the Pols! What a people!





A Polish army soldier sends an Iraqi woman through a checkpoint to receive supplies distributed by Polish and Iraqi forces in Diwaniyah, Iraq, Feb. 27, 2008. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Gabriel Reza) (Released)
31 posted on 08/13/2008 11:55:52 AM PDT by Islander7 ("Show me an honest politician and I will show you a case of mistaken identity.")
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To: lizol
Great pictures, I can feel (by the expressions on their faces), what they are going through, gives me goose bumps.... WOW!!!!!I can tell that the former Soviet Slaves are pi$$ed and are not going to allow the "new Soviets" to bully them anymore. Go GEORGIA, Go!!!


32 posted on 08/13/2008 11:57:05 AM PDT by knyteflyte3 (Freedom is not for FREE)
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To: knyteflyte3

The former Soviet oppressed may just be making enough noise to cover our shipments of weaponry to prick the Russian Bear. Time to usher the Ukraine into NATO.


33 posted on 08/13/2008 12:05:40 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: lizol

Poland saved Europe from The Bear in 1920, they may have to do it again.


34 posted on 08/13/2008 12:10:03 PM PDT by dfwgator ( This tag blank until football season.)
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To: lizol

If there’s anybody in the world who knows how the Russians historically operate, it’s the people and the leadership of those six countries (Georgia, Ukraine, the Baltic states, and Poland). Especially Poland.

}:-)4


35 posted on 08/13/2008 12:11:15 PM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: BenLurkin

That one just leaves you speechless...


36 posted on 08/13/2008 12:16:30 PM PDT by browardchad
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To: lizol

OUTSTANDING!


37 posted on 08/13/2008 12:48:47 PM PDT by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: lizol

so are bush, sarkozy, brown, merkel et al going to do anything,

or are they just going to hang the georgians out to dry?

seems to me if westen oil co’s want to keep operating in the area the governments are going to have to have some back bone.


38 posted on 08/13/2008 1:16:01 PM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: lizol

I cannot be prouder of Polish President Kaczynski and his counterparts from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine for this courageous display of solidarity and resolve. It should put the leaders of Western Europe (and, regrettably, the U.S.) to shame.


39 posted on 08/13/2008 2:14:09 PM PDT by rrstar96 (Strength and Honor!)
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To: browardchad; BenLurkin

Soviet/Russian imperialism and oppression: like the Holocaust, “never again!”


40 posted on 08/13/2008 2:25:24 PM PDT by rrstar96 (Strength and Honor!)
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