Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

Poland has sent over 200 tanks to Ukraine: IAR

29.04.2022 13:30
Poland has delivered two brigades’ worth of tanks to war-torn Ukraine, according to public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency.
The T-72 battle tank (R).
The T-72 battle tank (R).PAP/EPA/Zsolt Czegledi

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Poland has supported its eastern neighbour with PLN 7 billion (EUR 1.5 billion) in military aid, President Andrzej Duda confirmed earlier this week.

This figure includes more than 200 T-72 tanks, dozens of infantry fighting vehicles and the 2S1 Carnation self-propelled howitzers, the IAR news agency reported on Friday. 

Poland has also supplied other military hardware, from drones to the Grad multiple rocket launchers and the Piorun (Thunderbolt) man-portable air-defence systems, according to IAR.

The Ukrainian army has already had success in using the Piorun systems to shoot down Russian helicopters, according to unconfirmed media reports.

Poland sends over 200 tanks to Ukraine

Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday said that his country had delivered tanks to its eastern neighbour.

He did not give any further details at the time.

Government sources told IAR that the machines in question are the T-72 Soviet/Russian battle tanks. Poland has shipped more than 200 of them, or “two brigades’ worth,” to Ukraine, reporters were told.

The news comes after US President Joe Biden on Thursday asked lawmakers to authorise an additional USD 33 billion in military, economic and humanitarian assistance to help Ukraine fend off Vladimir Putin’s invasion. 

Friday is day 65 of Russia’s war on Ukraine.


Source: IAR, onet.pl, Reuters

Click on the audio player above for a report by Radio Poland's Michał Owczarek.