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Russian dolls on sale in Poland - the visit could mark a thaw in Polish-Russian relations (Photo: EUobserver)

Russia opens door to better relations with Poland

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has suggested Moscow and Warsaw could improve relations, despite Poland's decision to host a US missile shield. But a new argument has broken out over the deployment of EU monitors in Georgia.

"If the US and Poland are really interested in guaranteeing that the anti-missile base won't be directed against Russia, we are ready to consider concrete proposals," Mr Lavrov wrote in a statement in Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza while visiting Warsaw on Thur...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Russian dolls on sale in Poland - the visit could mark a thaw in Polish-Russian relations (Photo: EUobserver)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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